Tagged with life

Many Lives to Live

THERE ARE A LOT OF OTHER LIVES OUT THERE. I first heard this sentiment on a television show, spoken by a woman who had reinvented herself at midlife. She’d left behind a life that no longer suited her, and created one filled with zest and enthusiasm. Always on the trail of such stories of personal … Continue reading

Meaning Mondays: The Time Edition

The good news is that creative expression, whether that means writing, dancing, bird-watching, or cooking, can give a person almost everything that he or she has been searching for: enlivenment, peace, meaning, and the incalculable wealth of time spent quietly in beauty. ~Anne Lamott Hard to believe, but I’ve now completed three months of Meaning … Continue reading

Eight Black Shoes

A few days ago I entered the bedroom, kicked off my shoes, and laughed. Not a big, robust laugh. But rather a quick, take-you-by-surprise laugh. Sort of an abbreviated chuckle. The kind that shows up unexpectedly and stops you in your tracks, reminding you that yes, this is your life. Know what I mean? On … Continue reading

Meaning Mondays: The Spring Fever Edition

Though the crocuses poke up their heads in the usual places The frog scum appear on the pond with the same froth of green, And boys moon at girls with last year’s fatuous faces, I never am bored, however familiar the scene. When from under the barn the cat brings a similar litter,- Two yellow … Continue reading

life as a work of art

life as a work of art

For years these words were on my website about what I want for my clients and myself: Following our deepest purpose and direction in life Saying “Yes!” to our unique talents, potential, and creativity Breaking through obstacles that hold us back Living passionately and experiencing life as a work of art Life as a work … Continue reading

At the End of the Day, A Poem About Happiness

For sleep, one needs endless depths of blackness to sink into; daylight is too shallow, it will not cover one. ~Anne Morrow Lindbergh Lights turned low. Soothing music. A warm bath. Steaming cups of chamomile tea. Candles burning, then extinguished. All good ways to usher in the end of the day. On those nights when … Continue reading

Meaning Mondays: The Birthday Edition

Birthdays are on my mind. My husband’s arrived a few days ago, and mine is soon to follow, next month. Pisces and Aries, if anyone is curious. A little fish and a big ram. I stopped reading my horoscope years ago, but still, that sounds like the oddest of couples, don’t you think? Nevertheless, this … Continue reading

Please, Bore Me!

The word is out about boredom. Contrary to what we’ve been taught, boredom is good for us. Evidently it’s a precursor to creativity. Who knew? I sure didn’t. I recently read a newspaper article claiming that it’s so. And others have been on to it well before me. In fact, if you google boredom and creativity, … Continue reading