Living graciously in gratitude allows life to sparkle from the inside. It focuses our experience through the lens of goodness and joy. It allows us to have optimistic hope, while maintaining a realistic backup plan in the event of trouble. Without hope we lose our pizzazz as inspiration and creativity wanes. Not preparing for trouble, we can be caught off guard and get hurt. Hope tempered with realism allows grace to flow. Hope for the best, and prepare for the worst. It is a good middle way approach to life.
Life is riding the wave
Another analogy for life’s ups and downs is riding the wave. As the wave forms if you are in the right position and have good experience you can ride the wave to the crest, and […]
Happy New Year to all!
Soon another year is coming to an end. We are continually moving closer to our death. Often we do not recognize this fact of life and death. For many of us, there is some confidence […]
Hope for the best, yet prepare for the worst
We have been beaten down badly in so many ways during this awful pandemic. It’s time to renew and get back up and thrive. When we are exhausted, depressed, and out of gas, it’s time […]