How a Young Cancer Survivor Can Shift Our Perspective for the New Year

Happy New Year! I hope your first few days of 2017 have been blessed and contemplative. What went well? What would you do differently? What did you learn? What do you want to be true one year from now? Three years? What do we feel good about and where do we need to shift perspective? [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:10:59+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Blog Posts, Featured|Comments Off on How a Young Cancer Survivor Can Shift Our Perspective for the New Year

To Save a Mockingbird

Tis the season for nests and baby birds everywhere! We were fortunate when a finch family nested in the floral arrangement hanging on our front storm door. We had first row seats to all the action, and the lessons were abundant. I also had an encounter with a baby mockingbird who took a premature fall, [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:00+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Blog Posts|Comments Off on To Save a Mockingbird

How to Stop Seeing Life as a Victim

Half empty? Half full? Or maybe someone forgot to pour you a glass? My past involved a lot of chaos and trauma and more than once, I've been a victim of unfortunate circumstance. However, I’ve come to realize that my suffering isn’t that much different than anyone else’s. We all have obstacles to overcome and [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:01+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Blog Posts|Comments Off on How to Stop Seeing Life as a Victim

A Reader Had Me in Tears

A few days ago, I received a private message from someone who purchased my new book, Finding the Gift: Daily Meditations for Mindfulness. I was just floored and with permission, have to share and comment. To protect anonymity, I will change certain details. Reader writes, "I ordered your book. I made it through the acknowledgments [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:06+00:00 November 17th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on A Reader Had Me in Tears

Patience Learned from a Feather

Patience is a virtue and never more needed when chasing a feather! Yesterday while cleaning, I noticed a random, red feather had somehow landed on my finger. Without thinking, I threw it up in the air to shake it off me. When I realized I would have to pick it up again to throw it [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:12+00:00 December 23rd, 2014|Blog Posts|2 Comments

My Spiritual Bike Ride On a walk early this morning, I saw a fascinating box on the curb (it's trash day). Partly because of curiosity and partly because I am a salvager, I like to see what my neighbors are throwing away. The box had a picture on it which looked to be some kind of [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:17+00:00 November 6th, 2014|Blog Posts|Comments Off on My Spiritual Bike Ride
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