October 15, 2018

Recently, I was reminded of the importance of keeping a journal. Journaling, makes it easier for us to remember. We remember the wonderful experiences life has already granted us. We remember the challenges which when faced correctly, polish us, refine us, teach us, and make us into a stronger, and...

Think positive! You can do it! No one can take your place! The best is yet to come! All will be well! Hang in there! You are awesome! 

These words, and many others like them, are frequently used by those we know, whether is our parents, our teachers, our good friends, or our mentors, to stir, ex...

This past month I, with all of you, have been bombarded with heartbreaking images, cruel comments, savage news all around us, and feelings of inadequacy, outrage, fear, doubt and sadness all intermingled. For awhile, all of these feelings rendered me speechless.

I have read and heard so many argument...

Happy Mother's Day! It has been said that when Adam met Eve, God asked him what would he call her. Adam replied, "Eve." Why would you call her Eve? asked God. "Because she is the Mother of All Living." came the answer. This was before Adam knew his wife or she had had the opportunity to bear a child...

Hello, friends. My apologies to those of you who faithfully visited this website for weeks, hoping to read something new.

I have been extremely busy finishing my first children's fiction manuscript. Happily, I can report that, "A Dream in the Land of Erod" is indeed finished. Now, I am in the process...

March 21, 2018

An Extra Chromosome. An Extra Dose of Joy!

More than thirty years ago, as a young medical intern, I assisted in the care of a newborn baby girl, who had been abandoned by her birth mother, and whom I named Nathalie. I wanted to adopted her in spite of her many health problems frequently seen in those...

We Are All Different...And It Is OK!

I come from a family of seven children. Each and everyone different in looks, personality, talents and skills, but also weaknesses and imperfections. Being imperfect humans as we are, we have

wasted much energy, many more years, and effort, trying to emulate others...

Elder David A. Bednar once said " Sometimes we may ask God for success and He gives us physical and mental stamina. We might plead for prosperity, and we receive enlarged perspective and increased patience, or we petition for growth and are blessed with the gift of grace. He may bestow upon us convi...

January 1, 2018

Happy New Year!

2017 is gone. Here comes 2018. We hold our breath and wait to see what unfolds. Each of us gets a brand new canvas and another chance to paint with our brush strokes another chapter of our lives.

We hope, we pray, we dream, and we plan, but nothing will happen if we do not act. So, on...

December 13, 2017

Today, I Celebrate Another Birthday!

Erik Erickson’s theory of psychosocial development describes stages in our lives where we face crises which then have positive or negative outcomes in our personality development. According to Erickson, I am entering the Integrity versus Despair stage where we hop...

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