Author Archives: Alan Falstreau - Whispers In My Ear

Greetings From Grass Valley – My Hometown

It’s a quiet day in Grass Valley, here in the heart of California’s Historic Gold Rush country. The sky above is blue, temperature in the 80’s with the promise of cooling off to the high 60’s overnight, which means we … Continue reading

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Fear Is Such A Destructive Motivator . . .

Fear is such a destructive motivator . . . and unfortunately you see it being played out around you all the time. Do not let fear destroy you. You have the choice not to play. You may have to do … Continue reading

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A Proud Member of The OFLC . . .

I am a proud member of the O.F.L.C, which was founded by my lifelong friend Wally Clark. For those of you who are not familiar with the O.F.L.C, it stands for Old Farts Luncheon Club. We meet the third Wednesday … Continue reading

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The Question For Today . . .

  The question for today: How do we deal with the divisiveness and hate that is swirling around us? Perhaps the answer is: Take a moment to pause, silence your mind and breathe.     https://mfalstreau.com/product/breathe-prints-and-cards/  

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The Key To Understanding . . .

  The Key To Understanding Is Compassion and Patience. Have compassion and patience for the people and situations that in this moment you do not understand. Compassion will break down the fear and anger, while patience will allow for the … Continue reading

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Each Day Is An Opportunity . . .

  Each new day is an opportunity . . . The question then becomes . . . What will you do with that opportunity.

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Kindness

Kindness goes a long way and can change your world! This day . . . Think Kindness . . . Be Kindness. If you haven’t already noticed, there is more than enough angry rhetoric and actions in the world. Play … Continue reading

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Be Awake & Aware

  There is too much harshness and not enough love in the world. Be awake and aware regarding which of these two you are contributing.

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You Can’t Think Small and Expect Big

You can’t think small and expect Big. Now is not the time for small thoughts and small actions. See beyond what your mind tells you that keeps you small. Smallness is no longer an acceptable alternative. Remember two things: Everything … Continue reading

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Be The Example . . . Not The Preacher

Do not dwell in the past or in projections of the future. Be the example . . . not the preacher. Be in this moment . . . See the beauty . . . Acknowledge the beauty . . . Breathe in … Continue reading

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