Dabbling versus Discipline

In one of my summer readings, I came across the concept that a life of discipline leads to fullness of life (happiness).   “With a life live with discipline, we become a better version of ourselves every day, able to fulfill our destiny and find happiness.”  Mathew Kelly As I continue to process my acceptance of … Continue reading Dabbling versus Discipline

Summer Study Part 3 – Imagined Reality

This blog continues sharing insights from my last summer reading program. (see blog posts one and two here).  This blog post focuses on my insights into the fascinating concept of Imagined Reality. The Cognitive Revolution in humankind could be considered the defining moment for our species. The behavior of all other animals has been determined … Continue reading Summer Study Part 3 – Imagined Reality

Summer Study Part 2 – History and Religion Intersect

This blog continues insights from my last summer reading program (see part one here) with a focus on religion’s impact on some key global historical moments. I started reading about religion and it veered into reading about history. The intermingling of religion, politics, and economics throughout history is fascinating. One of the key global turning … Continue reading Summer Study Part 2 – History and Religion Intersect

Has the meaning of RSVP changed?

I’ve been wondering lately, has RSVP etiquette become obsolete? Am I becoming one of those people who can't adjust to the new ways of doing things? Am I starting to be one of those people who talks about the "good old days"? I’ve noted many instances where RSVP etiquette has been ignored. Here’s a couple … Continue reading Has the meaning of RSVP changed?

Hurricane Evacuation – a Swirl of Emotion

This blog post is a personal reflection on this past week.  I needed to do it for my own mental health.  It has absolutely nothing to do with retirement transition! We knew when we moved to our new home in Florida that hurricane evacuation was a possibility.  But we had owned property (second home) in … Continue reading Hurricane Evacuation – a Swirl of Emotion