This morning on my run, I thought about the coronavirus in a new way. My first thought was that a virus is a living thing. The thought that followed had to do with a little spiky foot-exercise ball that I’d gotten a few months ago (photo below) and how much it looks like the virus.… Continue reading a guide from beyond?
My sister, Jayne, read this Rumi poem to me this morning. It moved me so powerfully that I wanted to share it with you...it seems to speak to the opportunity being presented to us during these amazingly challenging times. QUIETNESS Inside this new love, die. Your way begins on the other side. Become the sky,… Continue reading an opportunity…
Several days ago, I found out that someone close to me had betrayed me in a way that quite literally sent me into shock. For hours, my body shook and my heart felt like it would explode. Later that same night, as I tried to sleep but found it impossible…thoughts about the hurtful event felt… Continue reading A visitor bearing gifts
When I hear people say, "Be careful what you pray for, you might just get it!" I usually don't say anything, but this line of thinking never felt right to me, and I've come to see that it isn't true. Oh yes, we can all make things happen. I can put my will-power and determination… Continue reading Life as serious fun
Here in the United States, we had a presidential election on Tuesday. As we were leaving a wonderful restaurant yesterday, the owner said to Jack, as he paid the bill, "Four more years huh?" in a very deflated way. Jack said that he didn't even know what to say to her, so he thanked her… Continue reading Think a new thought…
When I woke up yesterday morning, an image flashed before my eyes that almost made me laugh. It was as if I could see "Life" standing at my front door with Its hand outstretched saying "Come with me. It doesn't matter what you did yesterday or last year or what you never did. Today is… Continue reading Look….out
My mother told me the other day that someone in the family had given her a bunch of old photographs, and that she was thinking about throwing the ones that had my father in them out. I asked her please not to do that, and told her that I would like them. She replied, "Okay"… Continue reading taking down barriers to Love