Is Wickedness the Same as Evil?

Think about a time when you said something horrid and unfounded …

Why successful people crave disorder more than order —

Ovid — you know, the ancient Roman who wrote the epic poem Metamorphoses. What? You don’t know? Eh, it’s OK. It’s really not all that important, I only bring him up because he’s responsible for introducing the entire notion of Chaos — and Chaos, especially if you try and define it, is in itself a…

How to pick the perfect fig — aka. how to make a decision!

Like everything else in this world, the term — or definition if you will —of being lost has many different meanings. And I imagine most people’s minds can easily recall a time when they were literally “lost” — like they took a wrong turn while driving (myself, I was terribly lost one morning about eight weeks…

Love more — fear less.

Humans are lucky. Not because we have access to dental care (yes, that’s awesome and kudos to the man who invented Novocain), and not because we have been blessed with the propensity to explore passion and knowledge and feed our curiosities, but because we have language. Because we are fortunate to be able to express…

Should we limit Freedom of Speech?

A few years ago, the NY general assembly was considering a bill — The Internet Protection Act — intended to protect people from undue harassment and false statements that the anonymous sometimes make — think cyber bullying. The act, had it passed, would have amended the civil rights law, which clearly isn’t anything too many…

I have THUNDER THIGHS … Jealous??

“Envy comes from people’s own ignorance of, or lack of belief in their own gifts.” ~ Jean Vanier Oddly enough, jealousy isn’t an emotion I’ve often been afflicted with – I mean sure, when I was younger I used to wish I was part of The Royal Family … but then as years passed I wised…

Be like Dorothy — stop worrying about failure! It doesn’t exist.

“The phoenix must burn to emerge.” ~ Janet Fitch Earlier today, I heard a song — I don’t know what it’s called, nor who sings it … its soft and a man’s voice talks during what would be the instrumental part. And he poses the question: “What is enlightenment” — he breathes loudly, exhales and…

Did you swear at the guy that cut you off on the freeway?

You, at the grocery. You, at the workout club. You, on the golf course. You, at your son’s school, your daughter’s soccer game, your friend’s baby shower, your husband’s work party … Wherever YOU are — or you were — remember that thing you overheard? Remember that juicy little tidbit Suzy told you? That she…