I was having dinner with a friend tonight and we were talking about goals that we have - big ideas, big dreams. In the midst of talking and debating if we could accomplish our respective goals, she said "Hey, it isn't over until they put us in the ground."
This made me pause. She was right. Our lives, while finite and the "deadline" is unknown, are ours to shape and experience, no matter what the age.
It seems as we get older, we get more scared, cynical, complacent and downright grumpy....
~One from the archives. Enjoy!~
I often wonder why things happen the way they do. Watching the news can induce depression in 30 minutes or less.
The world can be full of cruel, nasty people and events. We could sink down into the pit of despair very easily and walk around with the burden of the desperate energy of the world.
But then I think about hope. Hope for the world to change and the potential for humans to change.
A friend of mine just stepped into a new cha...