How you can forgive, without forgetting

If you sit in a rocking chair and rock slowly you will never go anywhere. Likewise, if you rock fast, you will never go anywhere. But you will sweat, and worry, and develop blisters on your hands from gripping the handles so hard. Anger is like that. If you hold on to it, it will…

Nothing Compares to a First Kiss – or does it?

There is nothing that compares to a first kiss. OK. Wait a minute … now that I think about it, some first kisses can suck (no pun intended) — but even the crappy ones have the same level of anticipation. That heart-pounding, belly-twisting, nervousness that makes your body shake at the mere thought of it….

Where there is hate, there is also love – they cannot exist separately …

Love. Hate. Tragedy. Success. Inspiration. Nelson Mandela’s A Long Walk to Freedom, showcases everything that there is to despise about the human race, and everything that there is to admire about humanity. Likewise, Invictus speaks to our determination and our inherent nature to strive for good. People, I believe, are both good and bad –…

Something as small as a blackberry …

Picture a busy street. One crammed with four lanes of commuters cruising along at 55 mph. Add the bike lanes. Add the sidewalks.  What do you see? Is your imaginary sidewalk empty?  Or did you see the runner? Did you see the children walking with their parents? Did you see the dog and his owner? Did…