The Face of Terror

If you want to know how traumatizing it is to live in a terrorized zone speak to the terrorized, listen to their stories. People will do as they please as long as there is no accountability. The question we need to ask ourselves is: Are we stoking the fire or are we putting a damper […]

Distracted

We should not allow ourselves to be distracted from the things that matter in our lives. What matters to you and me is health, wisdom, understanding, loyalty, security of food and home, loving ourselves and all those whose lives touches ours. Everything else is just the fluff of life. We can exhibit our wares but […]

Pulling Ourselves Together

Some of us show up in life as separate parts of who we are. We cater to the whims of our audience. To truly live we have got to throw off the theatrics and embrace our authenticity. Our life is ours to live as we choose without duress from without and self harm from within. […]

Child Rearing

Child rearing is not a life time commitment. Parents and children have obligations towards each other, in the sense that children have to pay it forward by providing for their own children. It’s all communal. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2021

Investing

We have to stay away from people who require us to lose ourselves when we are in a relationship with them. If we become lonely, and destitute because of the relationship we are in, how does that relationship benefit us? Relationships aren’t Insurance Policies, TFSA’s, RRSP’s or GIC’s and ought not to be invested in, […]

Impulse

We cannot allow impulsivity to rule our lives. Impulse erodes integrity and decency. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2021

Value

We can learn from the seasons how to be in reciprocal relationships. Disharmony abounds when we refrain from being reciprocal. A farmer can’t reap if he doesn’t sow. If you want to harvest you have to plant the seeds, tend to the plants, water them and in due time you will reap your reward. Ill […]

Water

We possess the same transformative power of water. Let’s apply that power to every obstacle we need to transform. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2021

Attachment

Attachment to results can be elusive. Whatever we do, let us do it without expectations. Life is more rewarding when we focus on being more kind, loving, generous and caring, not only to ourselves but to our fellow humans and all of nature including sentient beings. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2021

Quitting

If we are hauling a load uphill and the people in our group are walking ahead of us wrangling, instead of helping, it’s time to quit. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2021