Reflections

Cup & Saucer

Give from the saucer, not from the cup ~ Christy Whitman I come from a long line of givers. My mother and her sisters. Their mother. And her mother before that. I suspect we could trace the giving-line back through… Read More ›

The Benefit of Doubt

A few weeks ago, my book club read Rising Strong, by Brene Brown. There were many gems in this short book, but one that stuck out–at least to me–was this: “I believe that at any given moment, people are doing… Read More ›

Initiative & Finitiative

You need both Initiative and Finitiative in order to be successful – Shyam Sami What a cool concept! Or at least what a cool way to put it! I’ve often called myself a “rabbit”—quick out of the gate, boundless starting… Read More ›

Dharma

I’m feeling a bit jealous this morning. My brother, who is a writer and film-maker (among other things), has been posting a weekly blog for a year now for which he receives many likes and comments and pats on the… Read More ›

The C Word

I run a women’s group every other Sunday called Women Reinventing Themselves. We’ve been meeting, now, for about a year, and each time we get together I find myself energized and excited and full of ideas and intentions for how… Read More ›

Enough!

  With the recent passing of my mother, I have been in full retreat–from the media, from my routines, and yes, even from writing. Sometimes grief empties us and sometimes it fills us to the brim. This has been the… Read More ›

Silence

Silence is not the absence of sound, it’s the absence of noise – Gordon Hempton  I don’t know about you, but when I was a youngster, I always had some kind of music playing, either on the record player or… Read More ›