Posts tagged "challenges"
Choose Connection

Choose Connection

Choosing Connection is not always my natural inclination.  In fact, while I have dealt with fears about being alone, it’s casual company rather than deep connection that is more within my comfort zone.  With people I don’t know for sure, and sometimes even with people I’m close to.  So when I came across the poem, Choose Connection*,...
Challenges and Spaciousness

Challenges and Spaciousness

Wild and crazy things are happening these days, and many of them are full of challenges: the unfolding of the US election; many dear friends, including close family members, have significant health issues; October storms of typhoon force are coursing in from the ocean; my brand new computer is acting up and I have to pack it up...
Opening to the Good

Opening to the Good

 “In my writing, as much as I could, I tried to find the good, and praise it.”  This is a quote from Alex Haley, author of Roots.  When I came across this quote, it landed with me.   It aligns with my intention in writing these pieces, of sharing my journey with you, and inviting you...
"It's not what you say...

“It’s not what you say…

it’s how you say it!”   This crunchy phrase, said to me in the heat of an exchange, was part of “another fricking ‘growth opportunity” (AGFO), and the phrase resonated deeply.  (It seems like the last AGFO was not long ago.  Accelerated learning curve, I guess!) I wonder if this phrase has meaning for you… if so, I’d be pleased to hear...
What's in a game?

What’s in a game?

A regular part of our morning routine, Mike’s and mine, is a game of Cribbage over breakfast. As we were playing the other day, I mused over the ways the game is a microcosm or metaphor… for what?  Might I even say life?  Let’s play with that a little. First of all, and I quote: “Cribbage affords players...