Everybody Can Change

Book Review: The Bad Seed by Jory John Great illustrations and the moral is very clear, at the end: everybody can change. Not sure if I'd read this to my class of kids, but one on one, it could be a lovely story.It's just a little long. The protagonist makes a beautiful transformation in self-awareness … Continue reading Everybody Can Change

Amazing Reinterpretation of The Ugly Ducking

Book Review: Red - A Crayon's Story by Michael Hall This is one of those gems adults get to experience, unless under special circumstances. If you're in a teacher training course and have a clever mentor, if you got it as a gift to read your own child, or if you are a wise teacher … Continue reading Amazing Reinterpretation of The Ugly Ducking

My Ongoing Creative Conundrum

Ok, daydreaming is now a good thing. CHECK 👍 Thank you, Abraham-Hicks! I've been a guilty master of this practice all my life and I won't feel guilty about it anymore! Well, that's my intention. Onto the next overthought... The moment I started accepting this freedom, I started rethinking what I want to do creatively... … Continue reading My Ongoing Creative Conundrum

Love – The Most Beautiful Topic To Teach

Book Review-Recommendation: Listening with My Heart: A story of kindness and self-compassion by Gabi Garcia Beautifully written.Beautifully illustrated.Excellent message for all ages: compassion isn't only about what we feel towards others, but equally as im portantly what we feel towards ouselves. It also wonderfully illustrates why we need to love ourselves. Follow Esperanza (Hope) as … Continue reading Love – The Most Beautiful Topic To Teach

Day 17 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?

Maybe it isn't only about gratitude... Maybe it is about acceptance too. I don't even know what I want to ask right now. I woke thanking the sun for shining through my window and that positive vibe remains around me. I wrote my morning journal and found that my ever-growing and changing list of To … Continue reading Day 17 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?

Day 12 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?

Am I allowed to feel ungrateful? I asked myself this question and surprised myself with the answer. The answer is "YES". The funny thing is that once I acknowledged this, I started feeling grateful for the answer. I was feeling a little small, insignificant, and ungrateful that more people weren't answering my call to action … Continue reading Day 12 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?

What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You? – Day 3

What does gratitude feel like to you? Call To Action: SHARE WITH ME HERE YOUR DEFINITIONS, REALIZATIONS, REFLECTIONS, AND QUESTIONS ABOUT GRATITUDE. Responses from Other Sources: "Gratitude is an emotion and as such we should be able to feel and experience the emotion in our body. ... It can feel like warmth in the body, a sense of grounded-ness, a … Continue reading What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You? – Day 3

What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You? – Day 2

Intention: My intention is to build a better understanding of what gratitude feels like and I need your help! I intend to repost this question every day for 21 days (because I like this number 😉 and feel its magic) and add your responses to the post.  Introduction: I really want to understand what gratitude … Continue reading What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You? – Day 2

What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You? – Day 1

Introduction: Following another wonderful conversation with my amazing wife, we were discussing "manifesting", "intentions" & "gratitude". I wrote my daily journal today on the topic of intentions. I can more easily get my mind around the focusing benefits of intentions, but gratitude is an elusive and subjective concept. Elusive, precisely because it's subjective. My research … Continue reading What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You? – Day 1

Taking My Last Breath – The Hollow Ones #13

The ball has only been a reminder of how unloved this figure feels. They yearn to be free of all their pains. The leave The Death Dance, disrobe, and enter the pond in the dead of night. Lights fill their world, in their mind's eye and they contemplate release. They take one final breath and … Continue reading Taking My Last Breath – The Hollow Ones #13