The Dark Side of Destiny During Covid-19

As a painter, I understand how contrast brings a painting to life when dark shades of color enhance their lighter counterparts called tints. The same is true in nature. So it is with life. Destiny has a dark side, and we never know when that dark side will appear in our life's painting. Non of …

Barbie, Me, and Tenacity

There are times in my life when I do not think I can go on any further. During these dark seasons of doubt, I need voices of insistence to light the way. My best friend, Barbie, is one of the people who coaches me through those long tunnels of insecurity.           In a recent conversation with Barbie, she told me I was tenacious (my paraphrase …

Baby Steps

Growth steps do not have to be big in order to count. In fact, my most prized achievements resulted from taking those "baby steps." I borrowed the concept from the hilarious movie "What about Bob," starring Bill Murray and Richard Dreyfuss. This movie is a must for learning how to laugh at your eccentric tendencies as you watch the neurotic behavior of the main …