One day last week, I woke up in the middle of the night and the words, “I am so lonely!” shot out of my mouth. I don’t remember this ever happening before. The feeling that accompanied this outburst was despair. It was a dark moment. I felt like I might be dying. It passed quickly,… Continue reading saving face…why?
I was on an early morning walk yesterday, several miles from home, when I noticed a bird in the road. I assumed that it had been hit by a car, so I wanted to pick it up and lay it gently under a tree, but as I got closer, this gorgeous red-headed woodpecker turned… Continue reading reckless loving
When I notice that I'm not feeling good emotionally, it takes little introspection to realize that I've excluded someone from my life…maybe not overtly, like telling them to leave me alone, but in my mind I've made them into an enemy. Then my mind begins to look for evidence to support this belief…and it always… Continue reading an inclusive life
I was talking with my sister the other day about someone who had married into our family, and subsequently refused to have anything to do with anyone in our family (except for the person she married), and the poem, Outwitted, by Edwin Markham, came to mind. After years of feeling like I was being excluded… Continue reading A good business plan