Our way of life is dying.
We cannot ‘return to normal.’ Normal is long gone.
We’re in the midst of spiritual surgery.
We’re being split open and dissected and reformed and reassembled as something we’ve never been before.
We’re getting woken up from a long, tumultous, unconscious, irresponsible slumber. … More It’s OK to not be OK.
Day 3: A – Z Challenge Be Who You Are. Yesterday, I turned 55. Yeah. (I can’t believe it either.) For my birthday, my 80-year-old artist/quilter/mother extraordinaire created a ‘book’ to celebrate my early life. (She plans to do two more: child and maiden. She told me, “You’ll have to do the crone version yourself … More Create a Beautiful Life
Today, I am the birthday girl. Today, I celebrate another twirl and whirl around the sun. I celebrate, conscious of each breath, each fragile moment, each grace that comes my way. Today, I am new; today, I embark on another year, my hat full of sun and rain, ideas, books, lines of poetry, mind-maps, vision … More Birthday Girl
And so it begins. Seeing Light. Everywhere. Seeing doors everywhere. Seeing my way through. At last. While I’ve been recovering from the various and sundry ailments of the past few months, I’ve started to brew up some big plans, which I will be acting on during the next four or five months. One of those … More The Journey of a Thousand Miles
For Amanda Moore Berry This morning as I woke, I thought about my mother. I thought about this day 50 years ago when she was in the throes of labor, when morning light flooded her hospital room — and my father paced the hallway outside, smoking incessantly — back in the day when you could … More At 50: A Remembrance