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Unexpected Gifts from Unsolicited Events

Unexpected Gifts from Unsolicited Events

Unexpected gifts can come from unsolicited events. Roller blading recently, I suddenly found myself laid out flat on the Sea Wall.  Unsolicited event.  I was enjoying my second trip this year, and everything was going really well.  The weather was beautiful, the path was smooth and clear, no rough spots or obstacles in sight, so I...
Mindset Matters Mightily:  Let's Pay Attention!

Mindset Matters Mightily: Let’s Pay Attention!

Mindset matters.  In truth and fact, Mindset matters mightily.  Where and how we put our attention, the thoughts we think, how we engage with them…all make a whopping difference… throughout our entire life, both inside and outside.  Our thoughts, can, very literally, determine our emotions, our experience…and therefore our life, our functioning, our wellbeing, our awakening.  It’s that simple...
Celebrate IWD:  Choose to Challenge

Celebrate IWD: Choose to Challenge

It’s March 8 again, International Women’s Day.  Choose to Challenge! This year I want this moving, arousing, startling, inspiring video to be one of my contributions to celebrating IWD. I also love the title: “While the World has been distracted by those resistant to change and challenge, change has been happening anyway!”   Let’s celebrate and honour those who...
What About Love?

What About Love?

Yes, what about Love? We just passed Valentine’s Day, and I chose to send out a message about the Lunar/Chinese New Year, with this amazing picture, instead of a Valentine message. Love wasn’t on top right then for me, with all the chaos of January and February this year…. although, come to think about it,...
There Is Always Light

There Is Always Light

“…There is always light...”  is an excerpt from Amanda Gorman, the youth Poet Laureate’s contribution at the Biden-Harris inauguration.  This phrase landed with me and then rippled out.  In the poem there is a context: “When day comes, we step out of the shade…”   And it does seem like we are doing that now, stepping...