I. Don’t. Know.
I don’t know why stars fall or crocus bloom or birds chatter as they take flight. I don’t know whether to laugh or cry or lie down on my bed and watch the clouds move.
I don’t know what will happen if the changes I see coming transpire. … More Grace Notes: I Don’t Know & That’s OK.
“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” – Pablo Picasso … More Grace Notes: Risk Dreaming.
When we least expect to be schooled by life, life sends us someone who will open a door or a window, and let us see what other vistas are beyond our normal ‘room with a view.’ … More Grace Notes: Divine Disguise
The world’s falling into darkness. Each one of us has to get lit up so we can find our tribe. … More Grace Notes: Calling All Light-Bringers
“Real hope is found in committing ourselves to vast goals and dreams – dreams such as a world without war and violence, a world where everyone can live in dignity. The problems that face our world are daunting in their depth and complexity. Sometimes it may be hard to see where – or how – … More Grace Notes: Finding Hope in the Midst of Despair
I found myself on the pavement, seeing stars.
I lost my footing and I lost my way.
I couldn’t muster the usual courage or wisdom.
I couldn’t see how this might contain even a sliver of light.
So, I sat down and I got still. … More Grace Notes: Walking Back to Myself
Nothing ‘out there’ will save us from this spiritual work.
No other person – no matter what he or she might say about how they will ‘fix things’ – can do this work for us.
We will either ride the waves or we will drown.
The way out is within.
… More Grace Notes: A Light Worker Awakens
Through this new lens, all of those choices became blessed choices.
I was in the right place at the right time. I did not miss ‘my chance.’ … More Grace Notes: Learning to See Your Light
I became lighter, more buoyant.
I stopped worrying and started laughing more.
I quit catastrophizing every misstep or mistake; instead, I practiced gratitude.
And gratitude changed everything. … More Grace Notes: The Medicine Woman Emerges
Through writing about my life, I learned who I was and what I thought about.
I defined myself.
I came to know the shimmering soul my body could barely contain. … More Grace Notes: My Walter Mitty Life