Patience My Dear Child

Many of us run through life, like a child in a proverbial candy store—grabbing this and that experience, not really tasting all the “flavors”—simply consuming life. When we’re racing through experiences, we aren’t fully participating in them. We’re simply snapping screen shots as we jump from one thing to another. Because there’s so much going […]

Love Letters

In early 2016, I wrote a letter to my then ten-year-old granddaughter with ten specific thoughts. It was a spur-of-the-moment sharing, hand-written on simple lined “school” paper with holes in the margin, around which I drew little flowers. She asked me to hang onto it for her and I took it out, and reread it, […]

Winds of Change

Do you ever wonder what you could do to bring more peace, joy and harmony to your home? Do you have lists (in your head, in a drawer, on little scraps of paper) of what you’d like to change? These are words from David Bowie’s 1971 song “Changes”: I watch the ripples change their size […]