The Eastside Writing Room- August

THE EASTSIDE WRITING ROOM: Every Tuesday.  We continue to stay connected during the pandemic. I email our group (and you can be a part of the group- Click here to add you to the list) Tuesday morning @10:00 AM to prompt you to write at home for our usual Tuesday 11:00...

Mind the Puppy

I’ve been reading and following Jack Kornfield for over a decade now and keep coming back to two things. One: His claim of being born a twin to cope with loneliness (that was the personal hook that led me to search out more of his ideas). Mind the Puppy Two: The...

Words That Comfort

Let me hold the door for you. I may have never walked in your shoes, but I can see your soles are worn, your strength is torn under weight of a story I have never lived before. Let me hold the door for you. After all you’ve walked through, it’s the least I...

Words are Powerful – The Four Agreements

The power of a word is there whether or not you are conscious of it. ~ Sonia Choquette It starts with me. Reading The Four Agreements together, my husband and I have committed to practicing them in our daily life. The First Agreement #1 is “Be impeccable with your...

Words are Powerful

Word Messages One summer afternoon in Miller Place, I was drawing a picture of our house. Someone, I think it was my Great Aunt Pauline, looked over my shoulder and said, “Yes, she gets that artistic talent from her mother.” Now my mother could paint delicate colorful...