Over the past year I have been fortunate enough to spend time with my two aging parents. My mother is 88 and has stage four lung cancer, my father is 85 and has had numerous bouts with cancer and heart conditions.
I won’t say it has been easy, but I will say it has been an exceptional education in teaching myself compassion, and acceptance of a deeper understanding.
The really great aspect of their relationship is their willingness to live…
Added by Frank Moffatt on April 3, 2012 at 10:25am — No Comments
Like any good mother, when Karen found out that another baby was on the way, she did what she could to help her 3-year-old son, Michael, prepare for a new sibling.
They found out that the new baby was going be a girl, and day after day, night after night, Michael sang to his sister in mommy’s tummy.
He was building a bond of love with his little sister before he even met her.
The pregnancy progressed normally for Karen.
Added by Frank Moffatt on November 30, 2011 at 2:04pm — No Comments
This is the third step of nine, on the path to happiness.
Step # 3) Learn To Accept Yourself
Having self-acceptance, self-esteem, or self-love, whatever you wish to call it, means to be happy with who you are and capable of loving yourself unconditionally at this moment in time. How will you know when you have found self-acceptance? You will be consumed by inner…
(I wrote this a year ago. It seemed like an appropriate time to post it again.)
June 28, 1969. I was beginning my last summer vacation before heading off to college. I was also enjoying the new driver’s license I’d just received. Perhaps I was having a pizza with some buddies, talking about social issues that bothered us, like Vietnam and racial injustice. Probably we were chatting about girls we thought were hot and out of our league. Certainly we were talking…Continue
When I first began writing my blog it was in support of my book “Your Second Fifty” but it wasn’t long before it became its own little ditty of daily text that flowed out of the mind of Frank.
So why do I say the Pros and Pros rather than the Pros and Cons?
Well actually it could even be the Pros and the Pros and the Pros, because first off it allows me to clear some of the clutter floating around in my mind and formulate it in a way that gives positive…Continue
Added by Frank Moffatt on May 28, 2010 at 8:14pm — No Comments