The beauty in the every day

The beauty in the every day

In the past week I’ve really noticed the buds on the trees and the flowers that are starting to bloom. I think we may have missed winter, and that’s weird and a bit wrong, but, damn, those buds and flowers are bringing even more of a smile to my face and a (cautious)...
I give myself permission to be

I give myself permission to be

I was deep in self-reflection and deep in discussion with someone I trust. Someone I trust a lot. But still I nearly cursed at her when she pointed out that somewhere deep inside myself I was, even now, judging my behaviors as permissible or not. My thought patterns...
I’ll never leave you anymore

I’ll never leave you anymore

The funny thing is I don’t remember where I was when I heard the song.  I was certain I’d remember, but I guess life is often a blur. It was during our vacation, and I was somewhere in Spain. Perhaps in a cathedral? My son says all we did was visit cathedrals. I can...
Right here, right now, I am in joy

Right here, right now, I am in joy

My thoughts were going a mile a minute this morning. I was on my way to my yoga practice; it was a gorgeous, sunny spring morning; and I was caught in a situation in my mind, trying to figure it out, going over and over – and over and over – what wasn’t working and...