Burn Baby Burn

Last week’s blog covered untying, instead of cutting and burning “knots” and “bridges”.  This week, lets briefly look at a situation in which we should be quick to burn bridges. Most of us have made choices which did not reflect our best decision-making.  Sometimes, the consequences of those decisions have caused deep pain to ourselves, … More Burn Baby Burn

Burn, Cut, or Untie

“Never cut what you can untie.”  – Joseph Joubert The above quote is sometimes used by seamstresses and clothiers.  The idea is that material may fray or become damaged when cut.  The same can be said of people and relationships. Sometimes, despite the best intentions, people disappoint us; they let us down, offend us, and … More Burn, Cut, or Untie

Wait Your Turn

A fond childhood memory is riding the bus downtown with my grandmother.  Aside from the enjoyment of the day’s activities, one of the things I most looked forward to was the bus lineup.  I don’t know if it was the uniformity of those big ole buses or what, but the lineup of 10, maybe 15 … More Wait Your Turn

RECYCLED? No Thanks.

To recycle means to alter or adapt for new use without changing the essential form or nature of; to use again in the original form or with minimal alteration.  The idea is wonderful for trash and waste, not so much for people and relationships.  Recycling works for THINGS, not for PEOPLE. It may be wonderful to … More RECYCLED? No Thanks.