INTERESTING FUEL

I have been pondering one of the quotes from Mark Twain: “Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.” When I was still working as a therapist, I had more than one client do an exercise with me:Continue reading “INTERESTING FUEL”

STAND TALL

Recently, I’ve had to deal with a rather long term struggle:  Knowing who I am and feeling good about myself when others don’t seem to recognize or appreciate me. The lesson that goes with this is, others’ assessment of me doesn’t matter when it comes to my identity. or, as T. Cole-Whittaker  called the bookContinue reading “STAND TALL”

FOREST FIRE

Thunder rumbles; Lightning strikes the ground; Animals run As flames leap all around. Fire crews scramble, Gathering all their gear Wasting no time Emergency is here. Flames lick at trees Dry brush cracks and burns; Wind made by heat Cause flames to dance and churn. Creatures escape On foot and in flight; Hot Shots workContinue reading “FOREST FIRE”

A NEIGHBORHOOD POTLUCK

People arrive with delicious treats, Carefully prepared; You’d think this is a famous cook off, But it’s not; It’s a neighborhood potluck. Ah here comes Mrs. Smith with goulash So tantalizing; And here comes Jane with berry cobbler It’s still hot And delicious with ice cream. Moms and dads, children and dogs all come, ReadyContinue reading “A NEIGHBORHOOD POTLUCK”