Solipsism serves no one else but ourselves. Be a gardener and learn the lesson of sowing and reaping. We can’t take without giving, if we do, the depository eventually runs dry. Our interactions with others shouldn’t be transactional but it ought to be based on appreciation. If we stop for a moment and count our […]


The way to stop pining about other peoples achievement is to show self appreciation to ourselves. We are the gift we seek. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2021

For Sale

Why do we sell ourselves as though we are goods. We are functional human beings, not commodity. Let’s be appreciative of who we are and what we can contribute to making this world better instead of worst. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2021

A Sense of Belonging

When we don’t feel a sense of belonging we become empty, morass and despondent. Everybody wants to have a place to belong to, a family to belong to, and a sense of appreciation from their peers.   Not knowing your identity and the origin of your ancestors is like falling from space without a parachute. […]

Embracing Life

Photo credited to Pixabay We live life as though there is no end, forgetting that all life is temporal.  Let’s embrace life with effervescence and appreciation of how blessed we are to be alive. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2017

Past Tense

Photo credited to Unsplash   Everything passes (take a deep breath) including us.  We should not allow any person or situation to create a chasm in our life.  As long as we have life we should live it to the fullest. ©Norma Bobb-Semple 2016