Oh man, how I’ve missed this space and at the same time…it’s been the most difficult space in my life for me to be in. That’s me up there…the spinning top. It’s been exactly 8 months since I’ve published anything here…and forever and a day since I actually sat down to write this the first… Continue reading Life Changes: Spinning…Spun. Spent…Surviving.
My husband, often referred to as The Man, tends to get thoughtful gifts for me. They are the things I either truly want or need but would not get for myself for some reason. In that vein, one of my Christmas gifts this year was A Year With Rumi – Daily Readings by Coleman Barks. If… Continue reading Nightly Inspiration = Monday Motivation via Rumi…What is your one thing?
On this day, we celebrate MLK, Jr., his dreams and ideals. Under normal circumstances and in the past, I’d listen to his famous speeches, talk to the little monkey about history, thank the universe we were making progress. This year…is different. The circumstances are not normal, no matter how some people try to make it… Continue reading Stand Up, Sit-In or March – A Tribute to MLK, Jr.
In other words, leave a road map for people and for yourself. Tell people what you want and tell yourself – if it’s a mystery spend some time figuring it out. Have a goal to strive for – aim for the X and let other people know what your goals are. It’s a kindness to… Continue reading X is for X Marks the Spot #atozchallenge
In a nod to my highly sensitive brothers and sisters who have sensitivities to sound and processing difficulties – today the way to be kind is to whisper…and wait. Whisper… because while something might not be considered loud to you, it may sound like a herd of elephants to someone else. Wait…because not everyone gets… Continue reading W is for Whisper and Wait #atozchallenge
Everyone is so busy these days…the most valuable commodity that we can trade is our time. So…visiting a sick friend, a mom with a new baby, a relative who doesn’t get out much…or anyone else for that matter is a kindness. And when you visit these folks….bring something. Like a casserole or a plant that… Continue reading V is for Visit #atozchallenge