I share with you my journey seeking wisdom and stability during this difficult time. I offer it as a gift of love.
I love podcasts. On some days, I find time to listen to them on my iPad while eating breakfast, working in the kitchen, riding my stationary bike, brushing my teeth, getting dressed for the day or undressed for bed. They expose me to the most interesting people and enrich my thinking and my life. Recently, […]
Imagine my excitement when on my way to church last Sunday I became engrossed in an interview on the radio that confirmed the wisdom of a concept I learned forty years ago that has helped me make sense of personal relationships and world events. Some simplified examples of that concept: Values of the dominant worldview […]
People often ask memoirists why we write the story of our life. Writing is for me a spiritual practice — an exploration of the deepest terrain of my soul. I felt compelled to write my story. In the beginning stages, I couldn’t have told you why. In my studies on the art of writing memoir, I […]
On Monday I had an opportunity to notice how I am being affected physically and mentally by the threats to the protections put in place after the 2008 financial crisis and to the Affordable Care Act. I can’t afford to lose what I lost in 2008. My daughter can’t afford to have another healthcare crisis if […]
The question at the end of my last post: What words come to mind when you hear the word “happiness?” Pat wrote: Peace According to Merriam-Webster, happiness is the state of being happy. Don’t you just love definitions like that?!? Happy is followed by a very long enumeration of synonyms: cheerful, cheery, merry joyful, jovial, […]