A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME

WATCHING TOO MUCH OF THE NEWS? FINDING YOURSELVES DEPRESSED AND WONDERING WHY YOU ARE ON THIS PLANET?  THEN STOP WATCHING SO MUCH NEWS... YOU ABSOLUTELY CANNOT SIT AND WATCH THE NEW FIRST THING IN THE MORNING, FOR IT WILL SET THE TONE TO YOUR AWARENESS FOR  THE REST OF THE DAY. WHY NOT TRY TO LIMIT YOUR NEWS WATCHING TO WEATHER WATCHING THAT INSTEAD? . OK, JUST KIDDING..... ...more

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME... SO LAURIE YOU ARE TURNING 60 YEARS OLD

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME. SHOWER THE PEOPLE THAT YOU KNOW AND LOVE WITH WORDS OF HOW MUCH YOU REALLY LOVE THEM. IN THOSE INSTANCE DONOT GO WITH YOUR FOOLISH PRIDE AND AS A RESULT FIND YOURSELVES ALONE. SHOWER YOUR LOVE TO EVERYONE CLOSE TO YOU.. LOVE IS GOD..... LOVE IS THE MOST ABUNDANT AWARENESS IN THE UNIVERSE. ONLY HUMANS EXPERIENCE IT WITH WHAT IS CALLED EMOTION. THE REST OF THE UNIVERSE DEFINES IT AS DIVINE LOVE. LOVE TO YOUR UTMOST INTENSITY. ...more

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME ALL ABOUT GOD....

I WANT TO FIRST SAY THAT I AM NOT A RELIGIOUS FANATIC. BUT I DO HAVE THE GOD CONECTION FOR THIS NEW YEAR, I WANT TO DEFINE THE GOD CONSCIOUSNESS TO YOU ALL..... THE GREAT I AM, THE ALL KNOWING, ALL SEEING, ALL ACTING, ALL WISE, ALL LOVING,AND ETERNAL , PRINCIPAL, MIND, SPIRIT, SOUL, LIFE, TRUTH AND LOVE..... ...more

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME.....

FEAR IS FOOLISHNESS. FEAR, WHEN IT IS ACUTE, CAN EASILY TURN INTO HATE AND MALICE. IT IS ALWAYS FEAR THAT MAKES MEN AND NATIONS FIGHT WITH ONE ANOTHER.  FEAR IS THE PRIMAL CAUSE OF EVIL. THERE IS NO EVIL IN THIS WORLD THAT DOESNOT SPRING UP FROM FEAR. THERE IS NOTHING TO LIMITATION, BUT FEAR. OUR MORTAL MINDS ARE FEAR. FEAR ABOUT ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING. OUR MINDS EVEN FEAR OUR OWN IMAGES AND BELIEFS , WHICH ARE ALWAYS FALSE. THEY JUST DONOT EXIST. ...more

Children run after the simplest of things with the seriousness of the world

As with children their intensity reminds us what life is about ...great postmore

Pumpkin Pie

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching and the leaves softly landing, this time of year brings to mind one of my many favorite treats:  pumpkin pie!  In fact, I have already enjoyed a home made delicious slice of the orange fruit (or is it a veggie?) while visiting my cousin Tammy just the other day.  As I gaze out my kitchen window at the W. Va. fall foilage, crystal blue sky, and puffy clouds passing, Thanksgiving 2001 was my induction into the Hott's "permission to eat pumpkin pie"!...more

On the Pursuit of Happiness

Let’s talk about happiness for a minute.You find what makes you happy, and you do that. Over and over again, adding new things to the list as they bring you joy.Simple, right? Not always....more

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOD ME.....

OVER THE PAST TWO MONTHS, I HAD BEEN GOING TO SEVERAL DINNER DANCES IN MY AREA. THE THEME OF THE NIGHT IS THAT I USUALLY I  SIT IN MY CHAIR ALL NIGHT, AND SPEAK WITH THE WOMEN AT MY TABLE. I HAVE BEEN FINDING THAT I HAVE BEEN FANTASIZING ALOT ABOUT MY DEAD HUSBAND JEFF,  WALKING INTO THE ROOM, WALKING OVER TO MY TABLE AND TAKING MY HAND TO DANCE. HE ALWAYS LOOKS THE IMAGE OF GOOD HEALTH. AND THEN SADLY THE TEARS WELL UP IN MY EYES WHEN I REALIZE THAT HE IS NOT COMING IN TO TAKE ME IN HIS ARMS AND  ASK ME TO DANCE. ...more

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME...

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME THAT WE ARE THE FLOWERS OF LIFE..... WE ALL HAVE THAT SENSE OF NEWNESS, A SENSE OF BUDDING, A SENSE OF UNFOLDING, A SENSE OF WONDERMENT, A SENSE OF AWE. A SENSE OF GODLINESS, A SENSE OF SPIRIT, A SENSE OF BEAUTY, ...... REMEMBER WE ARE ALL THE FLOWERS OF OUR OWN LIVES... LIGHT AND LOVE TO YOU ALL, LAURIE  ...more

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME...

GET BACK IN THE GAME..... BE BOLDHAVE LOTS OF STRENGTH.... SAY YOUR PRAYERS TO GOD..... HAVE COURAGE AND KEEP TRYING...... HAVE TRUST IN THE FLOW OF THE UNIVERSE...... AND MOST OF ALL BELIEVE IN YOURSELVES THAT YOU ARE FINALLY BACK IN THE GAME......  LIGHT AND LOVE, LAURIE...more