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I was sitting quietly a while ago thinking about all of the craziness going on in the world and I was trying to pinpoint what was really bothering me the most about everything. Not an easy task. I searched for quite some time and decided that what saddens me most is that a rather large segment of society seem to have lost their values, they are no longer of importance to their way of life. I looked up the definition of Value just to see what it had to say. Short and sweet. I have always felt that our values in life, are the brick and mortar of our foundation as a society. Humanity.

 Value: to consider with respect to worth, excellence, usefulness, or importance.

Our values are at the core of who we are. They are critical to keeping the peace and harmony among everybody. Our values lay the foundation of who we are, for what we think and how we act, they influence the decisions we make everyday which determine what path we will eventually take in life. How did we lose track of our value? Where did it go and why did it leave us in the first place? It has been quietly and subtly breed out of us by discrediting them, we see it happening today, priorities have changed in the world, that’s the long and the short of it. Values no longer seem to matter as they once did, back in the day when we were all taught manners. I remember very well a time when an older friend of my fathers who was visiting us for the day, greeted me when I arrived home from school. I said hello and shook his hand and in a soft yet concerned voice, he leaned towards me and whispered in my ear ” When you shake hands with people in life, always make it a firm handshake. It says a lot about who you are and how you feel about yourself.”  To this day I always shake hands firmly when I meet people.I am grateful he told me that and I am glad I own that value.

It seems to me, values are the heart and soul of our stories about who we are. You can tell so much from what someone’s values are. So just like a firm hand shake that speaks well about who we are, how we present ourselves to others through the values we hold dear, tells our story in many ways. If we have no values or they are broken down, we run amok and chaos soon ensues. Values are our guidelines to operate life by, follow them and all will be well, forget them and life doesn’t hum quietly along anymore. Why do so many seem to no longer care about their own personal values or care about how they are presenting themselves to the world? Have we had our pride stolen away from us as well? Values are what help us keep our pride intact because it says we care about ourselves. As a country who is presently floundering, we desperately need to restore values to keep ourselves glued together.

Imagine the world if everyone were as concerned about values as they were about selfies. My goodness! That would be wild! Humanities evolution would jump ahead a hundred years. I wonder honestly if people even realize we have lost our values. It is obvious to some because of all the chaos going on, to many others values are weak at best and non-existent to some. Values are not taught in school and if a family does not have values, then most likely the children will not as well. The disregard for the value of human life has become so marginalized, one has to wonder what’s happening to us. When and why did we stop caring about other people’s lives and well-being? We seem to have forgotten the words “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you”. Part of the values critical for where we are today, is respecting one another.

My message to all is to hold your values dear to your heart, make them strong and compassionate values that benefit all not the few, allow yourself to feel the pride you feel when you honor your values, good and positive values. So often we don’t give ourselves credit for the good we do. Be kind and giving, show patience and offer a hand up not a hand out to those in need. Sometimes all people need is to know they are not alone and someone cares. What goes around comes around, Living our lives with strong values creates pride within and pride creates a boost in self-esteem and more self-esteem blesses us with self-confidence and strength. It is a win win situation to establish good values in our life if we haven’t already.  I challenge all, at this time of the new moon, to establish  or re-establish or even strengthen strong values so we can move ahead in changing the world for the better.

Blessings to all,




Bizzy Still Making It….

I went out yesterday to shovel yet again another foot and a half of snow and found Bizzy tracks all over the porch. Yes, despite the huge amount of snow he still makes it through! Two days ago I finally saw Bizzy for the first time!!!   He seems to sneak in at night. It was so wonderful to see him hopping along en route to his smörgåsbord for dinner. Apples, carrots, broccoli, rabbit chow, cat chow and raisins….Happy camper! I cannot express what an amazing feeling it is to make friends with a wild animal who feels safe enough to venture out onto your porch every night. Great fun!

I Am Me….

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I’ve been trying lately to  deal with all that is going on around me, but I must admit at times I feel deep frustration when I watch and listen to people these days. After working very hard for years now to awaken people and offer them a more positive perspective to live their lives by, to see such a large segment of society thinking with such a time worn mindset, it both saddens me and disturbs me. Are we ever going to get this right? Talk about the classic  Sampson vs Goliath scenario. Not only are there huge mountains  for us to climb over such as Government & Corporations, these people today fight dirty. It’s all we’ve been privy to lately. People attacking people, criticizing one another, name calling, deliberately trying to destroy each others lives. Really? It is such a huge disgrace! We have gone so far backwards in our evolution. We need to aim ourselves in a new direction, as a whole. It is time to support humanity in making its long-awaited shift to higher consciousness, because it is greatly needed!

I am tragically aware of what television is doing to  people’s thinking and logic now. What is most troublesome is the fact so many people don’t even realize what is happening to them. If they did they wouldn’t be putting up with what is going on. They need to know A.S.A.P.  I bet I write five or more emails every week to Senators, Congressmen and yes even the President and I express my complete views, not just complaints but suggestions for fixing these problems. This is what is so sorely lacking today. Nobody has insights on how to move forward and correct our mistakes so we just keep making the same ones over and over again. You can never ask someone to leave their comfort zone and jump into the unknown. It will never work. They need support, guidance and inspiration. We all need to have some sort of idea of what comes next, a common direction we can all follow, together! Once we establish this we can move to phase two!

I write all of those emails because regardless of whether they listen or not, they need to hear from the people. Remember that old saying the squeaky wheel gets the oil? If we remain silent about what is happening to this country, it gets assumed we all agree and go along with what is taking place. Silence can be deadly! I profoundly disagree and they will hear about it. At the same time our supposed leaders remain defiant against change, defiant of thinking in new and more expansive ways, their egos have determined their beliefs about matters and nothing is going to sway them. They are stubborn, dug in and blind to who we truly are and where we should be going. The lust for power, money and control have taken over and the real purpose of why we are all here has been long forgotten by design.

It is time to revive our true purpose for being here and express that purpose with pride and belonging. It is time to stop just partaking in our lives and begin honoring them and living them to their fullest. I would venture to guess if asked, most people couldn’t honestly say they were living the life they wanted. It is time to do so. It is time for us to find the courage to demand our lives back by quiet resistance. We humans have had our inspiration and desires silenced, life has lost its magic and our imaginations have been tamped down, almost to non-existence. Schools are dumbing down our children and are discouraging them from thinking for themselves, to imagine, desire, hunger for or have an opinion about. Science need not figure out ingenious ways to build robots for their AI future, our schools are raising them up and spitting them out in record numbers.

So what is our true purpose? To figure out who we are fully, what can we offer the world that will benefit everyone, how can we create peace with one another and finally understand the power of love. We are meant to be living our lives in harmony not war, but those ego driven lusts of politicians won’t even try to do things differently. Well if they won’t, then we must! We need a direction in which to go, we need guidelines by which to live the I Am Me life and we need a strong desire to create change in the world. We cannot afford to sit quietly in the dark any longer while the world implodes. The change can begin with us, by living our own life as WE desire and it can spread out to others. We have to be willing to take the risk of stepping across our comfort zones and daring to be ourselves. If you like to write then please write to Washington and let them know what you feel. Let your voice be known.

We had the so-called ‘me too’ movement, the ‘black lives matter’ movement,  but what happened to the ‘I am me’ movement demanding our freedom? If those other movements can make an impact, so can we. The main stream media won’t help our cause because it goes against their agenda, so we will once again have to be creative in how we get the word out.  For example:To live my ‘I am me’ life I choose to be kind and giving and compassionate. I choose to live by truth and only truth in my world, I choose to be of service to others when in need, I choose to live my life with high morals and be respectful of all others, and I choose to believe the universe is there for me. I choose to live with love in my heart not hate. If a whole lot of people were choosing to live the life their soul wants them to live,  the world would begin to balance out I think.The discord is coming from not being who we are or doing what we were meant to do.  Lets give being the best we can be a try. It sure can’t hurt.

Blessings to all,



Daring To Look…

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I was just doing a written exercise that called for figuring out who you are. Yeah, good luck. It called for writing out two lists side by side, one called My Personality, the other one called My Spirit( the core of who you are), and to write what felt the most true & comfortable to me in each list. So I did that and what came out of it was quite startling. Both sides were the total opposite, so much so it seemed like war was going on between the two.

What a great eye opener for me. If My personality and my Spirit( my core) were so out of balance, how could my life be anything but chaotic? Just like within our bodies, we need all parts to be at peace with one another for good health, imbalance leads to poor health. My spirit is very positive in how it wants to be, very giving, kind, and loving, it wants to help others and I can trust it to be honest on all levels, yet my Personality is not this way due to life circumstances. I am cautious, often distrustful, impatient with waiting for change, angry with the injustice I see going on etc. In other words, I am not quiet and gentle as I should be, I’m stressed and out of sorts.

It got me thinking about how many other folks in the world are fighting their way through life with an imbalanced being? I mean really, it should be no surprise there is so much turmoil in the world. How do we go up against the ever-present enemy of Media propaganda that is keeping people distracted and fearful and not allowing them to find themselves, let alone live the lives they desire? Part of this issue is timing as we do not awaken all at the same time, for that too would cause imbalance. How do we take away the power of the lies and misleading information causing so many to stray far away from their centers? Peace is close by, it is on our periphery, but we cannot attain it if we are not living in truth and in balance. It’s a good time to check where we stand and make some alterations if needed.

Instead of just tolerating what is going on in the world we would do far better to create our own calm and peaceful realities by living our lives in the best possible ways. By being honest and truthful, by being giving and loving and kind, by reaching out to help others, by not judging others, by learning acceptance and the fine art of letting go. We don’t have to be the divisive, angry people we are forced to watch on television( if we watch at all). If enough of the world were working hard everyday to be the best that they can be, the energy in the world would be so different. Instead of feeling frustrated or victimized we can find ways to calm our lives by doing things that truly matter to us. Here is another good question to ask yourself and see where it takes you: What do you love more than you fear? These excursions into self are enlightening and exciting. This journey is quite often avoided by many and sadly they do not really know themselves. Have courage and dive deep, it’s amazing what you’ll find.

These times we are trapped in, between old and new paradigms, are challenging to say the least. We need to find ways to take our fears or issues and turn them around so we can use them positively as maps to move forward and grow. They are nothing more than lessons to be learned, they are not monsters waiting for us in the dark.  We are strong like the mighty Oak, it is why we were chosen to be here at this time to stand up for what is right by being the best that we can be. We do not have to be pulled down by what we hear and see. All that we hear and see is nothing more than somebody else’s opinion about life and whose to say if they are even right. You know what you believe in, you know what is right for you, protect that and demand the very best from yourself. You’ll feel good and heaven knows the world needs to start to feel good again!

Strength and love to all,