• #MondayMusings - Life and Inspiration

    An MLK Quote That Really Resonates

    It’s only natural that I recall Martin Luther King Jr today. I’m sure you all know of his India connection because of his great respect for Mahatma Gandhi and the non-violent movement. But today I want to focus on an MLK quote that seems so relevant to our times and really resonates with me. MLK Quote “Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions” Until recently, I had never read these words of MLK’s before. Just the other day, I said to José that…

  • FiveMinuteFriday - Life and Inspiration

    Never Forget

    With my Dad having served for several years in the Army, I’ve seen several war memorials and they always evoke strong feelings in me. ‘Lest We Forget’ says the war memorial in the picture below, asking the citizens of Australia to never forget the services and bravery of their soldiers who fought in the World Wars. But my post is not exactly about soldiers and wars – although, that’s debatable! Never Forget For the last two weeks, I’ve been watching on and off two court trials and there were two testimonies that left a deep impression on me. Jesse Lewis,…

  • FiveMinuteFriday - Life and Inspiration

    Together We Can

    Together we can do great things. We are are strong together. These or similar words are what we hear in famililies. Couples tell each other this. Sports teams motivate each other with phrases like this. Corporations use them. Non-profits, as well. And commununities. Together We Can I’ve experienced the joy of creating something meaningful together with my husband and with community. Combined ideas and work can really make a difference to output. Also how achieving common goals can transform not just a community but also every individual in it. Sadly we get selfish. Our egos cause us to rub each…