Posts tagged "personal growth"
Discovery:  The Vehicle I Drive Makes All the Difference

Discovery: The Vehicle I Drive Makes All the Difference

A few days ago I had a “confrontation” with my husband that led to an exciting discovery.  (It was not our first “run in”, and surely not the last, but it was transformative — certainly for me, and also for us… The chance to look at myself from the outside was most illuminating!) What was the discovery?...
Smile: You'll Be Glad You Did :-)

Smile: You’ll Be Glad You Did :-)

Some moments these days I feel like there is not much to smile about. I am doing what I can to manage my emotions, respond rather than react, hold a compassionate, caring vision rather than slip into fear, anger, or helplessness.   So what’s with a post that suggests a smile?  In my inbox this...
Commitment - Stand Up, Join Together

Commitment – Stand Up, Join Together

Commitment is what keeps coming to my heart and mind as I continue to deal with the reality of the election results.   Commitment to take a stand for truth and kindness, minority rights and the environment, to be a light in the darkness, to stand and act from love and compassion instead of hate...
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...