Tag: evolution

unmoored

“The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity.” ― Andre Gide It may seem odd that I would begin a post with this quote. However, where we are, collectively in this part of our…

small things

On my desk sits a quote on a piece of pottery that is cradled on a small stand. Made by a local beloved potter, it is a special piece. I am a lover of quotes and when I saw this one years ago, it…

one more time…an opportunity to grieve

A good friend of mine said, “You are married to sorrow.” And I looked at him and said, “I am not married to sorrow. I just choose not to look away.” And I think there is deep beauty in not averting our gaze. No…

prayers and miracles

Dear Readers, I send you blessings of love, peace, reconciliation, and wakefulness in these ongoing changing and unusual circumstances. We are all finding different ways to live our waking hours – whether we are working from home or not, caring for children or not,…

time

Stress is a perverted relationship with time. – John O’Donohue My dear readers, I feel we can all acknowledge that we are experiencing something we haven’t seen – and on the scale we are seeing it – in our lives. I have revisited a…

one step, then another

You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith and hope.  – Thomas Merton…

where to begin?

“The urgency for a radical change in consciousness seems to grow every day.”  – Eckhart Tolle The well worn and know by many adage, “we are living in extraordinary times” seems to have taken on additional meaning in the last few months. Many times,…

the water we swim in

Recently, I was talking with a very dear and trusted friend and fellow coach about the inherent challenge in learning to hold two seemingly opposite sets of feelings about the same thing, person, situation or experience. Her response immediately provided a broader context for…

courage and it’s companion – pain

Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.  – Socrates I watched and listened to and Demi Lovato’s performance on the Grammy Awards the day following the performance. Listening to the lyrics, the simple music accompanying her voice, and feeling the…

reflections on innocence…lost

See the world with the innocence of children. Approach the world with the daring of children. Love the world with the readiness of children. Heal the world with the purity of children. Change the world with the wisdom of children. – Neale Donald Walsch…