On Life with Catherine Tyson: 2010

Author, Radio and TV Personality, Catherine Tyson

So 2010 is up and running, full of broken resolutions or ones that are still in full swing with hope that they will not lose steam.  This is a new year, filled with possibilities, well four months ago it was but we still have eight months to make it right.  How do we do that is what we each want to figure out and those who know how, need to help those that don’t along the way?

I am Catherine Tyson, most of you have heard of me and the rest of you probably know exactly who I am because after all this is a small island and if you don’t know, you will just ask some one “who I fa” anyway.  I am a social worker and trained counselor, somebody’s mama, well three people’s mama actually; somebody’s child, sister, partner, closet comedienne and an author now to a wonderful little book entitled “I’m Somebody’s Mama.  I am optimistic, a bit cynical and suspicious, a lot sarcastic and just a happy go lucky person who is just pleased as pie to have one more day on this earth to help some lost soul find themselves.

Each week this column will attempt to help you lighten your load by inspiring, encouraging and empowering and at the very least entertaining you in this wonderful year of our Lord 2010. We make this journey what it is and we have the choice to make our load heavy or light.  I believe every one of us has a divine purpose for being here and when we find it we are then on the right path to doing what we were destined to do.

I believe that today is to be lived to the fullest, not saving it all for tomorrow in case there isn’t one but not spending it all today just in case there is one; learning how to figure it all out is the wonderful challenge of balance.

Everything you want and hope for is just within your reach, just ask for it, go for it and more importantly when you get it, treasure it and try not to lose it and yes, men, I am talking to all of you too!!  Stay focused, on track and goal oriented and above all else be kind to one another and just enjoy the journey.  We are all in this rat race together and just need to learn how to find the cheese and share it because there really is enough for everyone.  We also need to learn what
‘cheese” really means and not take anyone else’s interpretation.  You are the creator of your own destiny and the  master of your own domain.

It is between you and your God and no one else should tell you differently or have you believe that they have the answers to your happiness; only God can truly do that.

Every day remember to use your senses to make this journey as delectable as it can be.
Life is sweet so taste it;
Clear your senses and smell it;
It is colorful so open your eyes and see it;
It sounds like a symphony so hear it;
And the weather is absolutely fabulous outside, so just feel it
Today, tomorrow, everyday.
And don’t waste one day not enjoying this wonderful and blessed journey.

May your days be blessed and your path be strewn with gold as you journey on in self fulfillment.  And then tell me, how your week is going at meinmylife30@yahoo.com or check out my website at www.somebodysmama.com.

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