Mind Ready Monday: Finding Balance

I’m feeling sleepier today than on most Mondays. I think it’s all the dancing [and maybe the dirty martinis] at my cousin’s wedding this weekend. Over one of those martinis, my grandmother said she missed me. My heart broke. She misses me?  I’ve been traveling a lot and working longer hours than normal. Hence, why I haven’t been around. A few martinis later, I was feeling guilty. Guilty for not seeing…. Read more

A Miraculous Life

Today is my grandmother’s birthday. She’s 85. Her story is worth telling because it’s far from ordinary. She was raised in Lebanon and later married in Israel.  My grandparents had six kids, all of whom were born in Nazareth.  They wanted their children to prosper in the States. So, with just $200, the family settled in Flint, MI. Despite a lack of finances, they pushed their kids to attend college,…. Read more