All the wisdom this week points to burdens. Don't collect them. Don't go looking for them. Don't even give them the time of day. Enough will accumulate without your effort or attention. Deal with those swiftly and without grudge. Get back to joy as soon as you are able. Be vigilant in this regard. Your over all wellness depends upon it. (The … Continue reading the story "On Collecting Burdens"
Monthly Archives for January, 2012
Has the universe ever thrown you a surprise? I mean right out of the blue, something wonderful you did not expect, or look for, or ask for, or even know you wanted? Well, one of my surprises walked around the corner on the sidewalk in front of my house sometime last fall and as I … Continue reading the story "Thank-you! Thank-you! ( First posted July 8, 2009)"
In Praise of Optimism & After the Millwood Party I'm all for it - radical, raging, relentless, optimism! It's the new fashion in my closet. I recommend its easy flow and attractive colors Go ahead; try it on. Dance, dance, dance. Sing with gusto. Drink in the night sky and laugh at yourself. Look people … Continue reading the story "Praise and Parties (First Posted Sept 2009)"
"Maybe because I never saw myself as “figured out” by the time I started to have children, I always assumed that they had as much to teach me as I had to teach them. When our first daughter (Hannah) was born I knew she was physically dependent upon my care, but I thought … Continue reading the story "Listen to Your Baby"