A new day, a new opportunity. . .

Letting yesterday go, whether it was a wonderful day or one that tripped us up, is the only way we can experience the joys that await us today.  This is not an easy transition for many of us.  For decades I lived in the past, feeling sorry for myself and […]

Change of any kind requires commitment coupled with practice. . .

Are you currently trying to make any kind of change in your life?  Perhaps you are trying to commit to an exercise program or take time for daily prayer and meditation.  Maybe making a life style choice about eating healthier foods is at the top of your list of desired […]

Hopelessness need not be a condition without end. . .

There are innumerable personal situations that can cause creeping hopelessness.  You have been diagnosed with a terminal illness with only months to live or a parent dies unexpectedly.  Maybe your troubled teenager is on the run again and you feel you have no where to turn. The job you have […]

Our purpose is clearly defined, if. . .

I was at a wonderful meeting this morning.  We talked about God’s will and life’s purpose.  The sharings were intimate, as they always are in a setting like that.  And the messages were clear and heart-felt.  If there had been a new-comer present, he would have heard that God’s will […]

Mary in the Morning. . . with Heather Daniels

Just wanted to alert you all who are reading this that I will be on the above named show that will stream on the web www.1067youfm.com from 6:30 to 7 AM Eastern time on the 15th.  If you are up that early, tune in.  The show is out of Traverse, […]

Well, with help, I did it. . .

My first You Tube is now available on Google, thanks to a very good friend.  We always second guess ourselves, don’t we.  My first reaction was surprise; my next reaction was: My hair looks awful!  And then I had to strain to hear it.  Obviously the volume was turned down […]

Look for me on UTube. . .

It had to happen.  I had to finally take the plunge.  I tell people at workshops and in books all the time that I have written that when an idea keeps nudging you, follow it.  I am following my own advice.  It’s fun and yet a bit scary to go […]

I am now a tweeter. . .

Joining this high tech world at my age makes me smile.  And smiling is good.  I do hope you will check out my tweets. Go to twitter.com.  I just did and lots of people have responded to stuff I have said.  AMAZING.  I think I may have been born too […]

Tune in to an interview I did. . .

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/jenniferhr/2009/09/01/Soul-Lab-Interview-with-Katen-Casey In this interview Jennifer and I discussed portions of my life and the role writing has played in it along with an overview of my newest book :CULTIVATING HOPE.  I’d love to hear your comments.

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Thinking about Labor Day…

I was thinking about what Labor Day used to mean to me this morning as I sat by the lake. I taught elementary school in the early 60’s for 8 years and Labor Day meant the end of my glorious time off.  I always went back to the classroom somewhat […]

By September 4, 2009 19 comments Karen's Musings