Trust: “A firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something.” Miriam Webster Dictionary Who could have imagined? 12 months have passed. Like so many of us, isolation wasn’t my thing. Introspection, empathizing, socializing, creating and helping is my thing. Being in the world is my thing. I had always thrived on pace, forward momemtum, progress, human connection. Quieting of anything was a choice I never really chose, until the tight little ball formed in my chest, the familiar creeping of anxiety, letting me know it was time to slow down and go inward to regroup. … Continue reading The lesson for a lifetime: the year time stood still – 2020
This pretty much says it all… Who would have thought that 9 years ago tonight, at 11:30 pm as I lay in the hospital bed watching SNL and listening to KSP’s increasingly heavy breathing as he drifted softly to sleep … Continue reading The Wondertwins Turn 9!
Image credit: PositivePsychologyPowers.com “Do not pray for task equal to your powers, pray for powers equal to your tasks.” ~ “Phillips Brooks I am sitting outside on our back steps. They are hard, but warm from the afternoon sun. It’s … Continue reading The journey for my powers.
“When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile.” – Unknown You may have sensed I am back for a reason. Back to my safe place, the place I think … Continue reading How to show life 1,000 reasons to Smile (even if it’s shaky)
Success by Ralph Waldo Emerson: To laugh often and much To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To ear the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate the beauty, … Continue reading How to be a Supernova among the Stars: A tribute to Will Poovey
“Self-trust is the first secret of success, the belief that if you are here the authorities of the universe put you here, and for cause, or with some task strictly appointed you in your constitution, and so long as you … Continue reading Trusting your self-trust is the best thing you can do for you.
The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present – and I don’t want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future. – Audrey Hepburn I cannot be a hypocrite. I cannot say I am always perfect at … Continue reading How to be Thankful…stop, look, listen.
The value of identity of course is that so often with it comes purpose. ~Richard Grant This particular post is one I have been wanting to write for ages, but perhaps acknowledging my own insecurities and inadequacies here in writing … Continue reading My Minivan Mid-Life Identity Crisis…
“When the most important things in our life happen we quite often do not know , at the moment, what is going on.” C.S. Lewis Four years ago this morning truer words could not have been spoken. I had really … Continue reading The Wondertwins turn 4!
“The mind determines what’s possible, the soul surpasses it.” ~ Pilar Coolinta Today is a big day. Today one year ago my soul was put to work beyond any measure I could have imagined. Until then, my mind had been … Continue reading The soul surpasses what the mind thinks is possible.