Be Kind To Yourself and Others

Here’s Something New to Feel Good About Today! Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. Dalai Lama Do you ever use critical, judgmental or harsh words with yourself? Consider it time for a positive change. Today try speaking to yourself with only uplifting and empowering words. In time I think you’ll see that...

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God’s Eyes (This is No Yarn!)

Copyright Sharon Blumberg Best laid plans gone awry would be an understatement to describe this memorable event from a Spanish teacher of seventeen years. Well, that is what almost happened on this wintery afternoon about 16 years ago. As a seventh grade Spanish teacher, for about five consecutive years, and even as a substitute...

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My Someone Else

“Mother-in-law” conjures up Alan King jokes of shrewish matriarchs who cling to their sons like King Kong to the Empire State Building. But my mother-in-law defied the stereotype. Sheila fox-trotted with me in the sofa section of Crate & Barrel, to the Muzak version of I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm. She, in the paisley kerchief (having lost most of her hair by then) and I, the willing dance partner following her lead. And dance we did.

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Inner Beauty

Here’s Something To Feel Good About Today! A kind word is like a Spring day. ~Russian Proverb “During my second year of nursing school our professor gave us a quiz. I breezed through the questions until I read the last one: “What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school?” Surely this was a joke. I...

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