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Gradually

June 11, 2018

“Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are now written in a very foreign tongue.  Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them.  And the point […]

Look Up!

May 4, 2018

“Few people have the imagination for reality.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe The other day, as I was heading out for an afternoon walk, I glanced across the street toward the nearby neighborhood park and noticed some picnic tables arranged for a child’s birthday party.  There were balloons and decorations tied to several tables, one […]

A More Perfect Re-Union

March 31, 2018

“I’ll tell you how the Sun rose – A Ribbon at a time….. ~ Emily Dickinson Most of us recall the image of Humpty Dumpty from the classic nursery rhyme by Mother Goose.  An egg man, in defiance of his fragility, sits precariously at the top of a wall.  He ultimately looses his balance and […]

A Vroom with a View

March 13, 2018

“We are now cruising at a level of two to the power of twenty-five thousand to one against and falling, and we will be restoring normality just as soon as we are sure what is normal anyway.” ~ Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy     In case you missed the historic February […]

A Rose By Every Other Name

February 13, 2018

“Then it was as if I suddenly saw the secret beauty of their hearts, the depths of their hearts where neither sin nor desire nor self-knowledge can reach, the core of their reality, the person that each one is in God’s eyes. If only they could see themselves as they really are. If only we […]

What Goes Around, Comes Around

January 13, 2018

“Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.” ~ James Thurber About a week ago I was commenting to a friend about how the national roller coaster ride that began a little over a year ago seemed to be intensifying as we begin 2018.  My advice to her was “Hold on or put your hands in […]

The Miracle is Now

December 21, 2017

“Live quietly in the moment and see the beauty all before you. The future will take care of itself.” ~ Paramahansa Yogananda, Autobiography of a Yogi From PhenomeGNOME   Happy Winter Solstice! 2017 has been quite a ride.  As someone who is not fond of rollercoasters, the ups, downs and side-to-sides of the past year […]

Take Comfort

December 11, 2017

“On days when warmth is the most important need of the human heart, the kitchen is the place you can find it.” ~ E.B. White   Have the rich foods and rushed pace of the holiday season made your digestive system less than comfortable?  Has your stomach been actively protesting 2017?  Is your skin in […]

Be Thankful for…

November 20, 2017

Though you may not drive a great big Cadillac Gangster whitewalls, TV antennas in the back You may not have a car at all But remember brothers and sisters You can still stand tall Just be thankful for what you’ve got ~ From “Be Thankful for What You Got” (1974) Songwriter: William DeVaughn Thanksgiving day […]

Night of the Sleeping REM

October 31, 2017

“By night, Love, tie your heart to mine, and the two together in their dream will defeat the darkness.” ~ Pablo Neruda, Soneto LXXIX The romantic longing of Pablo Neruda’s passionate poem may actually hold a scientific truth.  A study of young adults recently published by the Society for Neuroscience suggested that dreaming more can […]