Mindful Monday #140 – Define Happiness

As kids we dream big. What adults see as abstract and impossible, is possible to to a child. As kids, we want to be mothers, teachers, hair dressers, doctors, lawyer, waiters, dancers and zoologist. We never once doubt our dreams or think of the steps it will take to get us there. We simply dream. As…

It Takes a Village to Raise a Milagros (Miracle)

My first and only niece was baptized this past weekend. She was born Labor Day 2015. I was in town the weekend she was born. The morning I was scheduled to fly back to LA my sister went into labor. My boss allowed me to miss a day of work and stay an extra day to be present for this…

Tune Tueday #3 – Peace at a Distance

From a distance everything looks at peace within society, our communities and within ourselves. When we dig deeper or when acts of violence occur, we are reminded that their is more going on underneath the surface. We should know our loved ones well, but many times we don’t. If we stop to think about the…

Wisdom Wednesday #28 – Recipe for Friends

In honor of the month of love, this weeks posts are focused on the topic of friends and friendship.  What makes a good friend?  What makes a good friendship? This weeks Wisdom Wednesday video, created by the Ned Show, asks kids what they feel is a recipe for friendship.  From “adding a teaspoon of arguments”…