A surprise encounter on an ordinary day releases a flood of memories and triggers an emotional response.
HEART PONDERINGS … sharing with you the things I keep in my heart
I have reached the age where many of my contemporaries and I speak of decline, death, legacy, and our responsibility as elders. In this post, I speak as an elder … as one who has gained some wisdom from the challenges life has thrown my way. I am led to this because I have carried […]
The best criticism of the bad is the practice of the better. ~#3 of 8 Core Principles of the Center for Action and Contemplation In Richard Rohr’s October 3 daily meditation, he says that St. Francis knew that oppositional energy creates more of the same. And so, rather than fighting systems directly and risking becoming […]
In February 2018, I wrote about Marvel in my “Angels Among Us” series. These angels are friends who appear in my memoir, A Long Awakening to Grace, because they helped me get through some tough times. Marvel continues to be an angel in my life … and in the life of my daughter. I mentioned […]
In my September 3 post, “Joy in the Journey,” I had not as yet seen a Monarch emerge from its chrysalis. Well, now I have. In fact, I watched three in one morning. Pop! Pop! Pop! Watching that transformation take place from caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly was really exciting. Made me appreciate even more […]
The World According to Debra Winegarten One year ago today, “The Debster” as Deb was affectionately called, made her transition. She was one of the most generous persons I have ever met. In 2017, I wrote about the great gift she gave to me as my memoir, A Long Awakening to Grace, was published. Here […]