Like many people, I don't like 'having' to do anything. This is why I cringe when people ask me about my resolutions or goals for the new year. "Goals," "Resolutions," the words sound so inflexible. I'm not a big fan of the word "resolution," because there's something rigid about it, and goal-setting in the… Continue reading A New Year, A New Intention
This has been a frightening week, interspersed with personal trying periods, and a need to bury my head for a couple of hours at a time. My daughter texted me after the tragedy in Nice, France. I hated that she felt unsafe. I hated that I couldn't stretch my arms across 1,000 miles and… Continue reading What to Do When You Don’t Feel Safe
For the last six weeks, I've brought my cellphone to bed with me. Sounds weird, but what I'm really bringing is meditation from Deepak Chopra and Susan Piver of the Open Heart Project. Meditation has been a tremendous help in easing stress. Last night, I stumbled upon a series, Healing with the Masters, that… Continue reading A Plague of Memories-Poem
I feel about average." - Kobayashi Issa The Japanese poet's haiku sums up my feeling about the first day of 2014. There is an adventure waiting, many I'm sure. A tingle goes through my fingers when I think of all the possibilities.But then I think of "expectations," and how they ruin most things. That's when… Continue reading “NY’s Day-Everything is in Blossom!