Be The Answer Aug 29, 2022

So many people in this day and age point fingers at the problems in the world. 

I get it... There are a lot of problems in the world.

Politics, the economy, inflation... the world appears in turmoil and it is easy to get down on life, people, and even ourselves.

The thought I want you to...

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Family Ups and Downs #tips for families #family issues #family healing #family communication #how to forgive family members Aug 12, 2022

Hi Everyone!

I wanted to share a short little blog post about something that we've all experienced at some point in our lives - family challenges.

Have I had any? 

Lol... You jest! 

I have been having family ups and downs since my sister beat me out of the womb by four minutes! 


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Everything I Needed I Learned In Kindergarten (A Tribute and Sharing) Jul 25, 2022

This post is something that is near and dear to me… I actually did this post as a theater monologue back in my acting days. Its value has withstood the test of time - even in the strange time and world we now find ourselves in. 

It is special. 

This is from Robert Fulghum’s...

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Rays Of Light VLOG Episode 7 - My Life as a Movie? business education family film movies scriptwriting stories Jul 23, 2022

This is one of my favorite metaphors for being able to look at life itself.

Take a few minutes and entertain the idea that in many ways, your life is a movie.

However, it is not passive in that you are simply watching your movie play out - although you do have that option. 

That is not my...

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Rays of Light VLOG Episode 6 - Author, Author? Me? You? A Lesson? authors education family writers Jul 16, 2022

This short little video addresses what I believe to be the MAIN component in becoming an author. 

Really? An author?


Take a moment and listen and see if this little lesson can also transfer to other things.


Key Points:

*You have a story in you... Actually, many stories...

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It's a Great Sign When We're Punctual Jul 16, 2022

How many of us tend to be "fashionably late" to a gathering?

Or, we may walk into an appointment or meeting minutes afterward and not think much of it. 

We rationalize to ourselves, that something like  The meeting/party/gathering doesn't really get started for a while as people...

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Rays Of Light VLOG Episode 5 - Glasses and Perspective - They go hand-in-hand business education family happiness success Jul 11, 2022

One of the MOST important lessons I think we as humans can learn. Take a couple of minutes and just listen to the idea that I'm proposing.

Perspective and glasses?

Really, Ray?

Yes, watch, and then let me know if you don't get it.

If not, we'll need to readjust your frames!  :-)

Key Points:


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Get Busy Living, or... Jul 11, 2022

Do you remember the end of this famous line from Shawshank Redemption? It was uttered by both Tim Robbins character as well as Morgan Freeman's.

Get busy living, or get busy dying.

Yep, what a great line - and a great message.

 This is something I think everyone can take a deep look at...

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Rays Of Light VLOG Episode 4 - People Who Spend Your Time Versus... business education family time management Jul 02, 2022

How many times have gotten into a conversation with someone that we didn't gain much?

I know, I know... sometimes you have to be polite and just listen

But to what end?   

What do we gain when someone takes so much of our time?

Listen to this short little vlog as I share a...

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How To Begin Your Day - Or At Least A Way To Consider! Jul 02, 2022

One of the big problems people have is developing a ROUTINE that does two very important things:

1. Is something that they feel can be sustained day after day, week after week, month after month.

2. Is actually something that they enjoy and that they get a great benefit from.

Now there...

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