Daily Prompt: Breaking the Law | Rules? No Thanks

Think about the last time you broke a rule (a big one, not just ripping the tags off your pillows). Were you burned, or did things turn out for the best?

UnknownOkay, Daily Prompt, the biggest rule I’ve broken that I’m at liberty to speak about is speed limit signs.  I jokingly (not really, I’m actually very serious when I say this) refer to them as merely ‘suggestions’.

I am not into laws and rules.  I grew up Free Will Baptist in the deep south, Marianna, Florida (the panhandle of Florida) with very strict well-meaning parents, preachers and Sunday School teachers.  My entire life up until about 35 years old (I am 43 now) I felt like I was in a box of rules. Continue reading

Letting Go ~ by, Lori Wise

Today is a tough day for me.   I gave my son over to the US Navy last night.  He leaves today for bootcamp in Chicago, Illinois.  He is going to be a Mineman.  Part of me feels happy and proud for him and part of me feels like my heart is in my throat choking off the very air I breathe …. and then part of me feels peace and calm knowing that he is fulfilling his own dharma. Continue reading