Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Bring it on God!

I just received word of yet another disappointment.  I had submitted a proposal to work  in Dominica, one of my favourite places in the world.  It was not accepted. As I graciously acknowledged the rejection – oh have I come a long way to be gracious in the face of rejection – I remembered the […]

Interview with Marguerite – Laughing to Freedom

July 25, 2010 by  
Filed under Featured Posts, Free and Laughing

I am delighted to be featured on the Postcards from the Diaspora Corner of the Jamaica Cultural Exchange e-magazine.  Click HERE to enjoy this interview! I am always happy for any opportunity to add to the freedom and laughter quotient in the world.  It is my belief that if enough people are free, then there […]

What to do when you can’t find 10 things to be thankful for …

Every morning for the past 6 months or so I have written 10 things I am grateful for in my journal.  It used to be 5, and one day I decided to double it. I have, and continue to recommend this highly to everyone – it is so powerful and important to the quality of […]

How to cut the emotional chains

July 19, 2010 by  
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“When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link and get free.” –  Catherine Ponder What wise words from Catherine Ponder.  Today, ask yourself: Who am I holding resentment towards? What effect is this having […]

Getting off the Guilt Trip

Last night I bought a new journal.  I spent a lot of time in the bookstore trying to decide which one to buy – did I like the cover, the size, and the feel of the pages?  All these are important to me as I spend so much time journaling.  I finally settled on a […]

What’s the rush? Lessons from a fall

July 16, 2010 by  
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On Tuesday, I had 3 very important appointments – a job interview, a meeting about my next book and a telephone conference call with a client in Barbados.  I also was in the throes of preparing a proposal that had to be submitted by Thursday and organizing the midterm examination for my students at Ryerson.  […]

Every disappointment leads to an appointment – lessons from the Next Top Spiritual Author Competition

July 15, 2010 by  
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This has been a difficult post for me to write, but writing it has made it so much easier. Last week the results of Round 2 of the Next Top Spiritual Author competition were announced.   I have not advanced to the next round. I have been through the gamut of emotions since the announcement: Disappointment  […]