This week it’s been announced that Malaysian Airlines flight 370 and its crew and passengers totaling 239 people is considered lost at sea. A commuter train on its way to O’Hare International Airport in Chicago derailed, injuring over 30 people. And, a freak mudslide in Washington state has resulted in over two hundred people missing and feared dead.
Not exactly cheery news. And this wasn’t all that happened either. While we were inundated with the stories above by mass…Continue
Added by Terry Drew Karanen on March 25, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments
I really wish I could take credit for the title, but I have to attribute it to my friend and colleague, Edwene Gaines. Edwene has to be one of the most authentic persons I know on planet earth. Those of you who know her are already nodding your head.
One of the many things this wise woman has taught me is that if you want to have a fulfilling life you must be authentic. “This is NOT an option!” she would say. If we are…Continue
Added by Terry Drew Karanen on March 22, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments
We’ve heard it before. Most if not all of us have done it before. What is “it”? It’s whining for what we want. Fill in the blank anyway you choose: I wanna new job. I wanna new boyfriend. I wanna a new/young/slimmer body. Whine, whine, whine! (Be sure to look pathetic while you’re whining – it’s almost required for the full, desperate effect.)
There’s nothing wrong with wanting more out of our lives and embracing change to have it happen. All of those desires above, or ones…Continue
Added by Terry Drew Karanen on March 13, 2014 at 10:03am — No Comments
I came upon a delightful book in my travels this week. The author is Kelly Corrigan (http://kellycorrigan.com) and her new work is entitled, Glitter and Glue. The book is based on a comment her mother once made. It seems in their family her father was the glitter and her mother was the glue. I knew I had to blog about that.
What a wonderful metaphor! Then I thought about Mardi Gras this week. Talk about glitter! But have you ever seen…Continue
Added by Terry Drew Karanen on March 4, 2014 at 3:56pm — No Comments