The Parable of the Lost Sock-Choosing How to Respond to Adversity

Why is it that no matter what you do, no matter what painstaking efforts you make to keep it all together…the laundry will be finished and you will inevitably have only one pair to every sock you washed?  Does the dryer eat a sock as payment for its hard work? Or are you simply cursed … Continue reading The Parable of the Lost Sock-Choosing How to Respond to Adversity

Time for change…again

We have all heard the familiar phrase "nothing is as constant as change." With that phrase I add that change is also inevitable, it is frequent, it can be both beautiful and heartbreaking, forced upon or chosen, embraced or repelled. Whatever it is for us, how we handle the change can make all the difference. … Continue reading Time for change…again

Do kids know how to work hard anymore? The age of entitlement.

I have been a piano and voice teacher for over 26 years now and I have learned a few important life truths from this wonderful career I love. No matter how great a lesson goes, if the student doesn't go home and practice nothing is going to happen. Actually this applies to almost anything we … Continue reading Do kids know how to work hard anymore? The age of entitlement.