Thresholds and Transitions

I recently had a virtual conversation with a good friend. Even though we live about 2 hours apart, we have refrained from getting together for our usual Mexican food and drinks for almost a year. I haven’t eaten out inside a restaurant for almost as long. I miss conversations with my friend so we decidedContinue reading “Thresholds and Transitions”

The Power of Words

It’s not possible to change your childhood, especially childhood trauma. But I think it is possible to connect to your authentic self and with the hopes and desires of your youth through patience, gentle perseverance, and Grace. Through my previous career working with abused and neglected children, I’ve discovered little pieces of wisdom from therapistsContinue reading “The Power of Words”

Snow, Silence and Solitude

The first snow of early winter arrived this week. Since the weather guy predicted warmer temperatures later in the week, I eagerly headed to the woods for a much needed walk and contemplation amid this first hint of winter. Have you ever noticed the silence of snow? It’s not the absence of sound actually. ItContinue reading “Snow, Silence and Solitude”

Go gently . . .

I have avoided writing for some time now. I suppose, like most people, I’m fatigued. Zoom fatigued. COVID19 fatigued, Change fatigued. Decision fatigued. Why are you so racist? Fatigued. Wear a mask and avoid people fatigued. I’m tired. I’m grumpy and if there was a dwarf named angry, I’d be her too! And I don’tContinue reading “Go gently . . .”

Transition and Liminal Space

It seems Nature is oblivious to the chaos and fear surrounding COVID19 and the violence of the past weeks. I’m envious. I envy Nature’s ability to be above it all and to carry on with the business of being what they are. Songbirds sing without a care. Squirrels scamper and chase one another around theContinue reading “Transition and Liminal Space”

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