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...

Words are Still Powerful

Thursday, March 19, 2020. 10:00 AM. Tucson AZ. I’m sitting at my desk. Looking out my office window I see a few patches of blue sky as dark clouds and low fog roll eastward.   Inspiring words- You are the blue clear sky. You are the vast blue clear sky. The...