I went to see the documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor? with a few family members, including my now thirteen year old grandson last summer. It is about Fred Rogers, perhaps better known as Mr. Rogers, and I was simply amazed at what a wonderful person he was. The documentary was well made and I … Read moreWelcome To My Neighborhood
“We do not have to love an abusive person in any way. What we can do is to learn to love ourselves unconditionally, and have hope that it will help us to love others in the same way. But again. We do not have to love abusive people in any way, shape, or form. We … Read moreAn Unconditional Truth
“As human beings we are capable of both love and hate. Choices that are many times made from the emotions we feel about someone or some situation. It would be foolish to believe we can love everyone or that we can love a situation that brings us unhappiness. But I believe we can stop hating. … Read moreAre You Capable Of This?
“I’m not sure if love is all around me all the time. But I know when I look for it within myself—love is there. It may not be realistic to believe we can love everyone. But I know that as long as I maintain the self-love that I worked so hard to have. The love … Read moreLove Is All Inside Us
“I was never a lover of hard liquor in my drinking days; I simply loved my beer and how it made me feel. Well for a while anyway. Of course, I always loved my family more, but sadly drinking often came first, even when I didn’t want it to. Thankfully, I found a way to … Read moreAnd I Love Me Too
I can get all caught up in the negative emotions this world sometimes causes. But I know the fault is really my own—I know better. Sometimes I feel a sadness that can overwhelm me. Or I can get angry about something I have no control over. And I can even worry at times with no … Read moreThe Voice Within Us