Category: Personal Reflections
Nov 16, 2019
Ask For What You Need
I received a great lesson the other day. I was heading into Whole Foods and a woman broke a jar of something on the sidewalk. It hit with...
Oct 6, 2019
Both Frailty and Strength
As I finish Byron Katie's book "A Thousand Names for Joy," I am aware of the plant behind me. I reach for the leaf that is touching my sh...
Sep 26, 2019
Authentic Man; Authentic Woman
Full masculine. Full feminine. What does that mean, exactly? And why is it so rare - to be it, or even see it? Like a beautiful multic...
Sep 22, 2019
Love Over Fear
Remember Aesop’s fable of the sun and the wind? They made a deal to see who would be first to get the man walking on the road below to ta...
Jun 4, 2019
The Garden of The Mind
Dirt. Earth. Ground. We step on it, feel its coolness on our feet, feel the softness between our toes. Run our fingers through it, smell ...
Aug 9, 2010
Picking Me Up…With a Twist
He sidled up alongside me on his bicycle... one long leg dragging to the ground leaving a line in the gray gravel of the path to reveal t...
Mar 9, 2010
The You I Never Knew
He died this morning. My neighbor. A kind, friendly, and helpful, elderly man who, although 8 years in this country from Russia, still sp...
Feb 9, 2010
Is the Universe a Friendly Place?
I think the most important question facing humanity is, ‘Is the universe a friendly place?’
For if we decid...
Oct 8, 2009
Craft in America
I miss being involved in the world of creation. I've tried my hand at pen and ink drawing, pastels, making dried flower arrangements, p...
Jul 25, 2009
The War is Over
I wasn’t mad. I was sad. I wasn’t betrayed. It was a conscious choice. I wasn’t so ‘done’ or hateful that I threw away everything he’...