Personal Journeys with Gramma

Life adventures, inspiration and insight; shared in articles, advice, personal chats and pictures.

Turn Your Face Toward the Sun and Grow

Slow motion photos of flowers pivoting toward the sun as it moves across the sky remind us that we grow best when we look for a bright side. Granted, these … Continue reading

July 16, 2017 · 2 Comments

Outside the Box

What does a flower feel when it finally opens and feels the touch of honeybees?  I don’t know, but maybe it’s a little like the experience I had today. In … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Starting Fresh!

Except for the allergies (“Out, out dammed snot!”—my apologies to Shakespeare), we’re glad to see spring.  We think of spring as a time of rebirth, renewal, and fresh starts.  What … Continue reading

April 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

“You can do it!”

Have you ever felt starved for encouragement–hungry for even a solitary kind word to gnaw on?  How important is encouragement? Recently, I watched the documentary CASTING BY (by Tom Donahue), … Continue reading

March 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Looking from the Inside of Your Eyeballs

Did you ever wonder what other people see when they look at you?  The only way you’ve ever seen yourself is in the two-dimensions of a mirror.  Yet everyone around … Continue reading

March 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Un-knowing

This week as I watched film of terrorists gleefully destroying ancient art, my heart sank.  How many times have people across the globe–people who thought of themselves as revolutionaries or … Continue reading

February 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

Change, Change, Change

The one certainty we have going into a new year is that things will change.  What “things?”  We don’t know.  That’s the mystery.  Some of us have specific goals to … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sharp Corners

Our dog died.  Our pipes are leaking.  Mice chewed the windshield washer tubes on my car.  Sam’s Club told us we had a problem with our bank account, but the … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Insist on Being Happy!

“If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands…”  So, are you clapping?  ARE YOU KIDDING?  With all the frustrations and obligations we face daily, how can anyone go … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pessimism is Over-Rated as a Way of Life

What worries you today?  What’s not so good in your world?  How easy it is to create a long, long list. After each of the many workshops I’ve conducted, I … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment
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