Buying expensive stuff won’t quench our appetite for prominence. The more we accumulate, the more we are dissatisfied. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2021


Like magic money is illusory. If we were to kill all the trees, food crops, poison the water, and make the land barren our species would be wiped out. Money is not a commodity, it’s only a status symbol that won’t serve us if a global crisis emerges. We have to put everything in perspective. […]

Objectivity Matters

We have to think on what people tell us about ourselves. In order to be objective we have to know ourselves. We have to ask ourselves whether what people say to us is malicious, objective, or derisive. Ultimately it is only what we say and think of ourselves that matters. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2021


Disappointment rides on the heels of expecting other people to show up as their caricature. We believe in presentation. People wear masks and we have to rely on our discernment in order to separate truth from fiction. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2021

In Sync

Are our words and actions in sync with our beliefs or are we kowtowing to an audience we are indebted to? © Norma Bobb-Semple 2021

The Chase

We chase after careers, money, women, men and expensive toys but we refrain from acknowledging that in our drive for success we lose ourselves by exchanging integrity for vanity. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2021