Category Archives: Moments

Savoring the present in all its beauty, wonder and its moments of new discovery

On Rest’s Gifts

Ovid counsels, “Take a rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.” His words carry a profound truth that resonates through the ages. In the hustle and bustle of life, we often forget the power of rest’s gifts. … Continue reading

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A 2024 New Year Resolution

As we stand on the threshold of a brand new year, it is time to reflect on the journey we’ve undertaken and anticipate the possibilities that lie ahead. The New Year offers another blank canvas on which to paint our … Continue reading

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Peace and Love to You and Yours

It is that wonderful time of year when the holiday spirit again fills our minds and hearts and gently moves us. For the moment, we are away from the hectic pace of our lives and the world we experience now. … Continue reading

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On Time’s Progress

Vincent van Gogh wrote, “Great things are not done by impulse but by a series of small things brought together.” Our growth and development, our successes and achievements and the magnificent who we are today are the accumulation of small, … Continue reading

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On “What Is a Moment”

Albert Einstein said, “The best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.” A moment is a fleeting instance in time, a brief period that holds significance or captures our attention. It is a fragment of … Continue reading

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Make It One Heck of a Summer

At the onset of summer, we recall Philip Humbert’s article, “Make It One Heck of a Summer,” and its message of “carpe diem“. I share this at the beginning of each summer as it continues to serve us well as … Continue reading

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Worry Changes Nothing

Life’s journey is filled with moments beyond our control, moments of apprehension, concern, and even foreboding, about what a situation, event or person could produce. They are imagined “could happen” scenarios which create stress and drain energy. Worry, in itself, … Continue reading

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On Living Life as a Paradise

Leo Buscaglia wrote, “Life is a paradise for those who love many things with a passion.” To love many things with a passion is to live life to its fullest. It is to embrace all that the world has to … Continue reading

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On the Value of a Pause

In his recent weekly note, Gary Burnison speaks of the power and need for reflection. He cites his colleague, Kevin Cashman, “Pause holds the creative power to reframe and refresh how we see ourselves—“our challenges, our capacities, our organizations, and … Continue reading

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Every Moment Matters

In a year, there are 31,536,000 seconds. Each one of these precious moments is filled with the opportunity to grow, learn, love as life’s purpose and meaning is achieved. These moments are lived in the now in which we give … Continue reading

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