A modern fable to ponder
Posted on October 2, 2019 Leave a Comment
I recently read this modern fable, and I’m still pondering it. Upstream/Downstream: A Fable for Our Times It was many years ago that villagers in Downstream recall spotting the first body in the river. Some old-timers remember how Spartan were the facilities and procedures for managing that sort of thing. Sometimes, they say, it would […]
Posted on June 26, 2019 1 Comment
Have you ever been in a conversation with a loved one in which you both just weren’t connecting? And the harder you tried to communicate, the worse it all went? If you’re breathing, I’ll bet the answer is yes. (Because I’m breathing, too.) Here’s what is actually happening, and here’s what you can do when […]
There’s a spider in my swimsuit
Posted on June 12, 2019 2 Comments
The other day I put my swimsuit on, to go sit in our new-to-us hot tub after a day of power washing the house in preparation for upcoming staining. I had one leg in, and was just putting my other foot through when a ginormous spider crawled out of my swimsuit and onto my hand.
When “ease and joy” feels far away
Posted on March 6, 2019 Leave a Comment
Do it anyway. See it anyway. Trust it anyway. It is there for you any way. When do you find you need extra faith? Are they predictable situations, or are you blindsided? Or both?
Satisfying My Inner Betty White
Posted on July 18, 2018 2 Comments
For the last few days I’ve been pulling a Betty White in my head. (Although maybe those around me would comment that it’s not actually as private as I believe…)