Do Small Things

When I was in university, I wanted to carry out something great, heroic even. Like all young people, I wanted to make a difference in the world. After spending 18 years pregnant and/or nursing, I have done nothing noteworthy. Yet I intuitively understand that by mothering, by doing simple things, I have changed the world....more
Barbarahughes  art, images are really the language of the subconscious... i love how you are ...more

THE DATING DINNER SCENE

LAST NIGHT I WENT TO ANOTHER MEETUP DINNER. THE WOMAN WHO IS RUNNING IT, WAS A VERY OUTGOING PERSON. FRIENDLY AND FULLY INVITED ALL KINDS OF CONVERSATION. I GUESS THE THING THAT REALLY TURNED ME OFF, WELL TWO THINGS WERE THAT THE RATIO OF WOMEN VS MEN WAS MUCH HIGHER, AND THE MEN THAT DID SHOW UP FOR THIS DINNER WERE VERY ELDERLY, AND LOOKED AS IF WALKING WAS OF GREAT DIFFICULTY. ...more

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME.....

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME THAT... WHEN IT COMES TO HUMAN INTERACTIONS... TRUST MUST ALWAYS BE EARNED OVER TIME. WHEN I WAS A FINANCIAL ADVISOR WITH ONE OF FT LAUDERDALE MANY WIRE HOUSES, THE CUSTOMER WOULD COME IN AND IT WAS ALWAYS MENTIONED WELL HOW CAN I TRUST YOU? MY COMMENT TO THEM WAS RIGHT NOW I GUESS YOU CANNOT. HOWEVER IN TIME, I HOPE TO EARN YOUR TRUST. FORTUNATELY, GOD DOES NOT HAVE TO EARN OUR TRUST, SO WHEN IT COMES TO TRUST IN THE GOD CONCSIOUSNESS, WE CAN FULLY SURRENDER OUR TRUST. ...more

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME...

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME THAT THE WAY TO ATTAIN A GREATER AWARENESS AND MENTAL CLARITY IN OUR LIVES, IS TO GET RID OF OUR CORE ISSUES. THIS IS CALLED DUMPING OUR EMOTIONAL BAGGAGE.  ...more

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME....GOD DOES INTERVENE....

YESTERDAY THE DAY STARTED OUT AS IT USUALLY DOES, GETTING UP, MAKING THE CHILDREN THEIR MORNING BOTTLES, MAKING LUNCHES, BREAKFASTS, SENDING MY DAUGHTER OFF TO WORK. IT WAS ABOUT 9:30AM IN THE MORNING AND MY GRANDCHILDREN WERE FINISHING UP THEIR BREAKFASTS.  THE USUAL IS TO GO DOWN A FLIGHT OF STAIRS TO THE BASEMENT, WHERE THERE IS A HUGE TOY ROOM FOR THEM TO PLAY IN. ...more

If You Dream It, You Can Achieve It

     Why am I writing this? Why am I writing this on a blog site? Because I have a lot to say and I decided that someone may just want to hear what I have to say, so here goes, my first blog....more

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

SO LAURIE, YOU ARE TURNING 60 YEARS OLD IN A MATTER OF 5 DAYS. FOR THOSE OF YOU TURNNG 60 YEARS OLD THIS YEAR, SOME OF YOU MIGHT LOVE IT, AND SOME MIGHT NOT LIKE IT. I CHANGE FROM DAY TO DAY. ONE MIGHT SAY I CHANGE WITH THE WIND. ON ONE HAND I LIKE IT BECAUSE IT IS A TURNING POINT, SOME PEOPLE BELIEVE, AND MAKE IT A BIG BIRTHDAY. YOU GET THAT EXTRA ATTENTION. PEOPLE WILL MAKE A BIG DEAL ABOUT THIS BIRTHDAY.  ON THE OTHER HAND IT IS DEPRESSING TURNING 60 YEARS OLD. ...more

A WISE TEACHER NCE TOLD ME...

THIS MORNING I WAS LOOKING OUTSIDE AT THE BEAUTIFUL SCENE THAT THE SNOW HAS MADE. AND IT MADE ME THINK OF SPIRITUALITY. EVERYTHING THAT I WRITE I HAVE EXPERIENCED OR AM EXPERIENCING RIGHT NOW. I WORK HARD ON MYSELF ON AN EVERYDAY BASIS, TRYING TO IMPROVE MYSELF AND STRETCH MY MIND TO INCORPORATE THE INFINATE POSSIBILITIES OF THIS LIFE. I KNOW THAT ALL OF YOU ARE BEING INUNDATED WITH WORDS OF WISDOM FROM EVERY MEDIUM, PSYCHIC....more

A WISE TEACHER NCE TOLD ME... THIS IS YOUR LIFE, LAURIE BAUMAN!!

YESTERDAY EVENING, I SPENT THE EVENING WITH MY DAUGHTER, MY DAUGHTERS FRIEND, AND HER MOTHER. WE WENT TO A ASIAN RESTAURANT TO HAVE DINNER. AFTER THE MENUS WERE GIVEN OUT, MY DAUGHTER TOLD ME THAT I COULD NOT ORDER ANYTHING OFF THE MENU, EXCEPT THE CHEFS SPECIAL. WHAT DO YOU MEAN I CANNOT ORDER ANYTHING, I STATED. THERE WAS A MENU OF 4 PAGES OF DELICIOUS LOOKING ASIAN FOOD. BUT I COULD ONLY ORDER THE SHRIMP DISH. ...more

WISE MEN MAKE SURE OF WHAT KIND OF MOVIE THAT THEY ARE GETTING.....

IT IS A VERY WISE MAN OR WOMAN, THAT CHECKS ON WHAT KIND OF MOVIE THAT THEY ARE GOING TO SEE BEFORE HAND. LAST NIGHT I WENT TO THE JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL AT THE JCC TO SEE THE ISRAELI MOVIE, CUPCAKES. I KNEW I WAS IN FOR AN INTERESTING HOUR AND HALF, WHEN THE MOVIE STARTED OUT IN HEBREW, WHICH IS A VERY FAST LANGUAGE AND THE SUBTITLES WERE JUST AS FAST. ...more
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