The Changing Meaning of Holidays How are you doing with the holidays? As I’ve gotten older and my children are off doing their adult lives, the holidays have changed meaning. Holidays have always been about family: children, grandchildren, parents, siblings. Now
Nature’s Rhythms Do you ever feel peaceful, maybe even joyful, only to have it disappear an hour or a day later and wonder what the heck happened? “Where did this black cloud come from, and how do I get
Midlife—Time to Confront the Life You’ve Been Living In approving new comments on my blog this morning I ran across this one from quite some time ago. I’d asked permission to reprint it, but then never did…so here it is.
I’ve been on a quest to change some long-standing belief systems…you know…those beliefs we pick up as kids (often not very useful ones) which become the glasses through which we see the world. A belief many people share is, “There
Do Memories Haunt You? What is it about memories? When things are good memories are happy. When things aren’t going so well it seems like memories are just plain sad. I’m going to share the new and useful way I just learned
Being Glee I was gleeful as a child. I remember it well. I spent a lot of time in the great outdoors of the Colorado mountains. I was content to play for hours, communing with my best friend, Mother Nature.
Gratitude and Joy One of my favorite things is to wander…to follow that little voice that says “turn here” or “that looks interesting, let’s go there.” There’s something about not having an agenda or destination of any sort that allows
Cars and Romance I’ve been car shopping. As I consider the process of doing so, I’m surprised how similar the process is to finding a romantic partner. A “car guy” friend of mine has been helping me sort through the
Upheaval Is Everywhere I’ve been pondering upheaval to uplevel again. That’s become my new buzz phrase. I’m noticing that upheaval is everywhere, which is somehow comforting. What that means that it is not unusual to me, or you, but is
The Gift That Keeps On Giving I didn’t know just how lost I was until my life fell apart. I had no idea that Life was making a way for new growth—and new fruit—in my barren life. How was I