Making Assumptions

    We all make assumptions.  It is absolutely necessary to do so.  Our lives would be unbearably complicated if we couldn’t.  If we had to assume that we knew nothing about how people we knew behaved or what to expect from them in certain circumstances.  On the other hand, assumptions can be wrong and we may…

Share

Spiritual Symbols: Hummingbird

The Hummingbird is, and has been, a spiritual symbol in many religions and beliefs, though usually not a major one.  It’s significance is mostly based on the way it flies and eats.    The hummingbird can fly forward, backwards, sideways and hover.  They are the only birds that can do that.  For this reasons, they sometimes symbolize…

Share

Year of the Ox

Today is New Year’s Day on the Chinese calendar and it’s the year of the Ox.  The Ox symbolizes hard work and perseverance.  Appropriate given the current world situation, the financial meltdown and a new president.   The letters in Ox are also used to indicate hugs and kisses and love is something we all need…

Share

Random Thoughts 1-25-2009

Here is another reason for smokers to quit.  A study by Tufts University found that our pets may be affected by second-hand smoke even more than our children.   That’s because, in addition to breathing in the smoke, pets get in it their fur then lick it off. If anyone was wondering why I waited until…

Share