Life is not a ladder. No one stands on a higher rung than us. If we are occupied with what our purpose is we won’t worry about what other people are doing. If we notice another brother or sister suffering it is an opportunity for us to commiserate and not celebrate, for nothing remains the […]


All that we are does not have to be based on sacrificing our values and our self esteem. We are enough. Buying friends and acquaintances is tantamount to self denial and despair. We have to spring clean inside and out. Letting go of everything that impedes our growth allows us to live an unburdened life. […]


We aren’t the architect of our lives. Our entry and exit is beyond our control. We need to ask ourselves why we believe we are the author and finisher of other people’s lives. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2023

Making our Mark

We are all here to live a life that is exemplary to the younger generation. We are here to build, not to destroy. As stewards of this world it is our job to tend to each other, with love and compassion including all sentient beings. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2023


Strength is who we are at our core, not the means we have to intimidate, subjugate, and annihilate. Life is a blank slate, we draw on it whatever we need to experience. Let people be. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2023


We can’t breathe new life into things or people who have changed form. Everything changes so when given the opportunity we have to celebrate life as it is in the here and now. Change is the defining factor in this universe. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2023


We can only change ourselves. What other people do with their lives is of no concern to us unless it affects us in a negative way, and if it does we have to remember that parting ways is the only option. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2023