”The first step toward change is acceptance. Once you accept, you open the door to change. That’s all you have to do. Change is not something you do, it’s something you allow.” ~ Will Garcia
I love Facebook. Among the endless game requests (which I hide), baby photos (which I adore) and rants (* to be discussed) I also find gems of inspiration like the quote above. It was posted by Chris Cade, a man who describes himself as a “reluctant hero” on a journey to empower others.
So Chris’s quote got me thinking about Facebook rants again. (My last blog was about one of my own Facebook rants – see Kardashian Krazy.) Facebook is a snapshot of life, so it’s no surprise… Continue reading
I was wandering among tall timbers the other day, enjoying the distinctly earthy scent of wood.
“Hmm, what size do we need?” I asked, for approximately the 10th time.
My 15-year-old son repeated the dimensions in a voice frayed with patience. You see, while we were exploring new territory, it wasn’t some woodsy passage in the forest wild; it was the lumber aisle of the local home improvement warehouse. As far as I was concerned, it might as while have been Timbuktu. I was surrounded by strange looking machines with razor sharp edges, nails the size of my thumb and instruments of destruction that had no purpose I could determine.
It was a rite of passage of sorts. We were on the hunt for my son’s first… Continue reading