Remembering to Pack My Heart

suitcaseMany of us have weeks or months when we travel a lot. During those times, it seems we’re “always” preparing to leave home or leave our destination to go to another one or back home.

We’ve lived in a mobile world for a long time—it’s so much easier to travel than it was for previous generations. Being on the move is part of what we do. We hop in the car, or on the plane, or climb on the bus or train, and off we go. Continue reading

A Heart-Filled Meeting

HeartsInChairsIn my most recent article, I mentioned I would soon attend a meeting and contribute to it. It took place a few weeks later, and I joined in with enthusiasm and high hopes. I’m delighted to report my interest was shared by many others and my optimism was far exceeded. It was a wonderful, heart-filled event! Continue reading

Cinco de Mayo with Heart

May2016CalendarOleToday I’m celebrating this holiday few know why we celebrate. When I checked online, I learned it acknowledges the 1862 Mexican Army victory over occupying French military forces—a turning point for the Mexican people. Cinco de Mayo celebrates human liberation—freedom.

Today I’m also celebrating spring, sunshine, and good health—wonderful gifts to acknowledge in life. It can be easy to take them for granted. Living in gratitude as much as possible focuses me on being in the beautiful moment, smiling inside and out, and living in kindness. Continue reading