Being Willing

Volume II / Issue 8 — 13 April 2021 What does it mean to “be willing?” There’s the obvious answer, of course, but I think it goes deeper than that. There’s a reason that it’s, “Ready, Willing, and Able,” and not… Read More

Words & Mystery

Volume II / Issue 7 — 30 March 2021 Years ago, the publishing industry was a mystery to me. As I embraced becoming an author, I found myself wandering through a veiled mist as I tried to make heads or tails…

Life In Balance

Volume II / Issue 6 — 16 March 2021 Any kind of imbalance, no matter how small, occurs to me as a warning. It’s a sign that if I don’t attend to something, things are going to get worse… much…

Celebrating Women

Volume II / Issue 5 — 2 March 2021 March is Women’s History Month as well as Social Worker’s Month. Additionally, March 8th is International Women’s Day. In short, it’s a month to celebrate the helpers, to celebrate the people…

Kindness Is A State of Being

Volume II / Issue 4 — 16 February 2021 February 17th is Random Act of Kindness Day. But what is kindness? IIt’s not really about “being nice” or “being thoughtful,” per se, but it is a state of being. Kindness, in my…

What is Love?

Volume II / Issue 3 — 2 February 2021 A year ago, I wrote a piece on the original Inspirebytes™ blog delineating what Love was. I asked the question: What is Love, Really? and sought to answer it from a more studied…

Working Together

Volume II / Issue 2 — 19 January 2021 When I first had the idea for IOM, I was pretty much on my own. Six years ago, I ran the concept past a friend of mine who had been in…