The Future is Uncertain, Exactly as It ‘s Always Been

If you find yourself concerned about the uncertainty of the future, you’re not alone. But there’s an open secret that may surprise you: the future has always been uncertain. Before the coronavirus pandemic, you may have felt like you knew what was ahead. Certainly there are flashes of the future you can predict or envision, […]

Crisis Management is a Time for Reflection

How are you managing the rapidly changing environment created by the COVID-19 crisis? Maybe you’re overwhelmed, or maybe you’re feeling hopeless. I spent Monday and Tuesday in a deep funk, at times breaking into tears with the thoughts of uncertainty that pervaded my days. Whether it’s grief or paralyzing fear, your experience is valid. What […]

Preserving Nature for a Beautiful Future

It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature’s gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever. Jimmy Carter Earlier this month, Jimmy Carter celebrated his 95th birthday. I was a child when he served as […]

Mid-Week Motivation

Sometimes inspiration comes from the words of leaders in their fields. Here’s one of my favorites to remind you that your work matters. Keep doing good!

We Need More Love in Our World

Valentines Hearts

Jackie DeShannon made popular a song, “What the World Needs Now is Love” written and produced by Hal David and Burt Bacharach. The song conveyed a simple idea – that we’re surrounded by nature, light, and beauty, and yet, some people remain unloved. Sadly, the same could be said of our world today. Simply put, […]

Ornaments That Tell a Story

Christmas Tree

Christmas is a time to reflect on the gifts you’ve received and to find ways to see and bring joy to yourself and others.