Sunday, December 13, 2015

If You Change Nothing, Nothing Will Change

Where did this year of 2015 go?

It is crazy to think that in nineteen days, we will be saying Happy New Year! Wow! The Holidays for the month have come so quick! Our friends who celebrate Chanukah, celebration began on December 6th and twelve days from now, we will be gathering and celebrating for Christmas. The statement "Time sure does fly" seems to be an understatement right at the moment.

I am sitting here as I have been given a rare moment of silence while everyone is still sleeping, thinking about what is to come for the upcoming year. So many things come to mind though not so hard when my mind never seems to stop. My mind races to the old items that have been left and unturned then my mind races to the upcoming New Year and what new things will bring change and excitement to our household?

Given most of us have New Year List's, the New Year's Resolutions; I know that our family plus my own personal list has items that have been written down year after year. Partially accomplished, some just pushed down the list waiting to be cracked. Now, it's make or break it time, needing to look at the list differently. Tackling the lists with full force like I look at my clothes closet. If I have not worn the article of clothing or turned the hanger in six months, time to purge. Hence, the list definitely needs to be purged. How many reading this can relate? I understand there may be perfect explanations of why items may not have been accomplished or have not been fully completed throughout the year or explanation is Life! Now, is this time to step up and make lifestyle changes.

Like I said, life happens. Life is a very interesting as it tends to repeat itself and having the same thing placed on a New Year's Resolution year after year seems a little redundant. To see a difference, make CHANGE! As the first of the year continues to approach quickly, think about your New Year's Resolutions, I know I am not only for myself but for my family. Think Family, Think Spiritually and Prayer, Think Health and Wellness, Think Well Rounded Happiness, Think Financial, Think Travel, Think Friends, Think Security, Think Positivity...Whatever you have on your New Year's Resolution for the upcoming year, PUT IT INTO ACTION! Make a CHANGE,
Surprise yourself as to what your Roller Coaster Ride can be, it may be just what you have been missing....GOD BLESS

Until Next Time...Make It A Great Day!

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Senseless Tragedy - Prayers for All Involved at Inland Regional Center

Today is a very sad day! What is going on in our country or for that matter our world? Today, it just hit closer to my home. Yes, I live in California but Southern California to be precise. This tragic incident is where my little's receive special need support and services as do many other children and adults. I have been blessed for many years by being able to utilize the services provided by Inland Regional Center but also have been able to utilize the services through the foster care system.

I have worked and also know many of the workers and therapists plus with my own children having their own case managers; this truly saddens me. I keep checking social media of every kind seeing whatever changing news, checking the TV for updates as my case workers have become like family. They may not be family by blood but with all the time and effort spent they are close to family as you can get. They know my children's needs, their services and my needs for resources as well as just being my sounding board at times. I just spoke with one yesterday and had a meeting scheduled for this Thursday. The other I just had meetings with two weeks ago and just spoke to last Wednesday. Many times they go out of their way to do great things and many countless hours spent for my children and all the children and adults in their case load. Many emails and calls back and forth. I am very thankful.

This is just an unnecessary situation as so are the other many tragedy's in our society today. We can ask ourselves why but it will not change what happened today. I do not know what is or is not the right question. I do know that I can pray and continue to pray for fourteen that have been taken to be with the Angels (possibly more per the press conference) and to the fourteen that are being care for in area hospitals as well as to all the families of this senseless tragedy that has made a mark and will forever stand with the unknown of WHY? GOD BLESS!

"Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy." Eskimo Proverb 

Until Next Time...Make It A Great Day!

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