Gifts of the Season

Although I am writing this blog on Christmas Eve Eve, surrounded by brightly wrapped gifts and bags, am imagining that the Christmas experience is over, all my presents have been sent. Although I know what is in the ones, I am sending, I do not know what is in the gifts I will be receiving.…

Last Song

Yesterday I visited a dear friend in hospital who is nearing his transition. When I was ready to leave, he asked if we needed anything. He had just told me, how much pain he was in and yet, his generosity of spirit that has been his hallmark was still present: always concerned about our Center,…

Last Song

Yesterday I visited a dear friend in hospital who is nearing his transition. When I was ready to leave, he asked if we needed anything. He had just told me, how much pain he was in and yet, his generosity of spirit that has been his hallmark was still present: always concerned about our Center,…

Seeing the Light in Others

“People are like stained glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.”  ~ Elizabeth Kubler-Ross I agree with Dr. Kubler-Ross’s statement in part. The truth is the light within us is always there; sometimes…

Seeing the Light in Others

“People are like stained glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.”  ~ Elizabeth Kubler-Ross I agree with Dr. Kubler-Ross’s statement in part. The truth is the light within us is always there; sometimes…

I Won’t Give Up

Have you ever had a favorite song that you’ve listened to hundreds of times, literally hundreds, and then all of a sudden you hear it with new ears and see it in a whole new way??  That is what happened to me this morning… I am a HUGE fan of Jason Mraz, have been since…

I Won’t Give Up

Have you ever had a favorite song that you’ve listened to hundreds of times, literally hundreds, and then all of a sudden you hear it with new ears and see it in a whole new way??  That is what happened to me this morning… I am a HUGE fan of Jason Mraz, have been since…

True to Your Nature

What does it mean to be true to yourself?  In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Polonius gives his son, Laertes,  this beautiful advice:  This above all: to thine ownself be true,  And it must follow, as the night the day,  Thou canst not then be false to any man.” A couple of weeks ago, I was almost home…

True to Your Nature

What does it mean to be true to yourself? In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Polonius gives his son, Laertes,  this beautiful advice:  This above all: to thine ownself be true,  And it must follow, as the night the day,  Thou canst not then be false to any man.” A couple of weeks ago, I was almost home when…