Posts tagged "memorable moments"
Good to Be Alive!

Good to Be Alive!

Good to be alive today!  Breathtaking early morning light out our window today.   The fall leaves glisten, the water sparkles, the city glows with gold, and “our” copper beech tree is luminous.  Yes, how good it is to be alive!                                ...
On Faking It

On Faking It

Fake It ‘Til You Make It is the title of one of the essays in BECOMING.  It was a memorable journey, actually toward authenticity, to write it. Exploring my experience with the phrase led me to plomb deeper depths, meanings, and applications. On top is is the superficial level of faking it, which is anything but authentic — where we try...
Graceland!

Graceland!

Remember Paul Simon’s song and album Graceland?  When the album came out in the late 80ies I spent hours and hours dancing to the music, being charmed by the weird and wonderful lyrics, transported and gripped by the rhythms, the blend of white and black, the pulse, the magic. Then last night I had the...
Wired for Joy!

Wired for Joy!

At last writing, I mentioned how important it had become for me, in dealing with my dark side and the pains that I’d been having, to ‘Find the Feelings, and Feel the Feelings.’  One of the tools (we could call it learning a new step in My Dance with Pain :-)), which  I have found extremely...
Spunky skunks!

Spunky skunks!

Last night Mike and I witnessed a spectacle of nature.  We were heading out at dusk, to mail a letter, enjoy the sunset, and check out the Stanley Park Open tennis tournament, which offers excellent tennis about half a block from our apartment.  Well, by the time we made it over to the courts, the...