Kid Moments #2

Nae: There’s no state with the letter Q in it’s name.
Me: Yes, that’s true.
Ni: There’s none with the letter Z.
Me: Arizona.
Ni: Oh, I thought that was an S. What about B?
Me: Nebraska.
Nae: Boston.
Ni: That’s not a state.
Nae: It’s not?
Me: Where is Boston?
Ni & Nae: *blank stare*
Nae: Texas?
Ni: No, that’s Austin.
Me: (shaking my head, thinking how I’ve failed them) 


Life after Delivery

I recently found this beautiful story and wanted to share it. I did not write the story or own the picture. They are owned by their respective creators.- ReGina

mother with childIn a mother’s womb were two babies. One asked the other:

“Do you believe in life after delivery?” The other replied, “Why, of course. There has to be something after delivery. Maybe we are here to prepare ourselves for what we will be later.”

“Nonsense” said the first. “There is no life after delivery. What kind of life would that be?” Continue reading

Stop trying to save everyone!

Only in The States we tell people that they are responsible for their own actions and then we do everything to protect them from their own stupidity. ~ anonymous poster

quotes-about-death-buddhaI know I’ll probably get a lot of flak about this but, we are over protecting life. Life is not that sacred. Because we are at the top of the food chain, we can say that life is sacred. Because we have learned to use tools and make clothing we can say that life is sacred. But really, we are fragile and are meant to die. There are a gazillion natural and unnatural ways humans can die. We need to accept that. We need to accept that people do and must die. We must stop trying to save everyone. Continue reading

How to move forward


My aspiration for life is to live it without resentment or bitterness. Resentment and bitterness are backward facing emotions that prevent us from living a truly happy life, to it’s fullest, and keep us from moving forward.

It is only through forgiveness that we are able to break the bonds of resentment and bitterness. It is only in letting go of the past that we are able to move forward.