‘Manifesto of Dedicated Devotion’

“I hope you will go out and let stories, that is life, happen to you, and that you will work with these stories from your life–not someone else’s life–water them with your blood and tears and your laughter till they bloom, till you yourself burst into bloom. That is the work. The only work.” ~ Clarissa … More ‘Manifesto of Dedicated Devotion’

Dream Beautiful Dreams; Make Them Come True

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” ~ Dalai Lama XIV It’s been several months since I’ve blogged, mainly due to moving my life to Santa Fe, NM this past September, and then collapsing in a heap, as exhausted as I’ve ever been. Talk about squeezing the last drop of juice out! … More Dream Beautiful Dreams; Make Them Come True

Finding the State of Wonder

“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.” ~ Albert Einstein I spent … More Finding the State of Wonder

Happiness in this World

Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don’t even remember leaving open. ~  Rose Lane This morning I am contemplating what it means to be happy. A few days ago I watched a wonderful documentary called Happy.  It was a perfect reminder to focus on what is truly important in life. … More Happiness in this World