You Just Never Know

“You just never know when a “sure” thing is not any longer; when the person you thought of as invincible is no longer; when throwing the ball that far is no longer; when doing two parties back-to-back is no longer; when remembering every phone number is no longer; when the neighbour who always looks after your house when you’re gone is no longer; when your favourite shampoo on the shelf is no longer; when the house you called home is no longer;...

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Don’t Rush to Fill Your Space

The project is finished; the meeting over sooner than you anticipated. An unannounced block of free time – an empty space – has suddenly come upon you and for a moment you are stunned.  After all, this does not happen very often in your 24/7 world that’s filled to the brim with work, errands, to-do-lists, emergencies – life itself. Shall you occupy it immediately by rushing to get tomorrow’s groceries today? Starting Friday’s report?...

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We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know

In these erratic times where situations, people, and the environment around you have become so changeable and unpredictable, the mind strives to identify, assess and draw logical conclusions… and as you’ve realized – to no avail. Reason however magnificent in its workings, is no match for the Divine unfolding that is taking place.  Observing from a macro level may be helpful but even this objective stance falls short of understanding the...

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Jumping to Conclusions

“He didn’t call because it’s not important to him…I’m not important to him.” (Keep the issue where it belongs.) “The bus driver saw me but she still closed the door on me.” (Could it be she didn’t see you?) “How many times have I asked you to pick up the milk? I swear I’ll be happy when hockey season is over.” (Milk will be overlooked if it’s a series final in any sport.) “He knew I didn’t like that restaurant but he made reservations there...

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Entrepreneur-ing Yourself Into Retirement

With job cutbacks and company downsizing, many pre-retirement people find themselves without jobs earlier than they expected. Listen as Kita turns this stressful situation into an opportunity for them to work for themselves and be more successful and happier than ever before....

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