Listen…

“I felt it shelter to speak to you…” ~Emily Dickinson Who is the best listener you know? Yep. That’s the one. The person who just came to mind. The person you seek out when you need to hear yourself talk. The first person you call when you have good news. Or bad news. Or any news. The …continue reading …

The Nudge

Have the events of the last 24 hours left you undone? I know, that’s a stupid question. We’re all undone. Our nervous systems are frazzled, and not one of us knows what to do. It seems though, that when we hear news of a tragedy, our instinct is to jump in, to find a point …continue reading …

Be One…

“The great lesson…is that the sacred is in the ordinary, that it is to be found in one’s daily life, in one’s neighbors, and family…in one’s back yard.” ~Abraham Maslow These two women are so dear to me, and are teaching me about the true meaning of friendship. Amy has cancer, Shelley is her BFF. …continue reading …

Only So Many Tomorrows…

“We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand, and melting like a snowflake.” ~Marie Beyon Ray August gets me… August is a harsh reminder of how quickly life moves. The last month of Summer. School shopping. The end of Summer vacations. Season ski passes go on …continue reading …

It’s A Wonderful Life

“Strange isn’t it George? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around, he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?” ~Clarence the Angel Do you remember the Christmas movie, “It’s A Wonderful life”? A penniless George Bailey dies, believing that he was a failure. But a big-hearted angel named Clarence allows George …continue reading …