“What we are waiting for is not as important as what happens to us while we are waiting. Trust the process.” – Mandy Hale I am daydreaming about the three days I will get to rediscover my own center of gravity next week. A Monday hike and a Friday-Sunday getaway. Nothing epic or fancy. In… Continue reading Waiting
Maybe the deepest losses are the ones where you lose your sense of self. It can happen in an instant. It can happen when you feel rejected or when you mistakenly believe that you aren’t good enough. Your “worthiness” isn’t something to be measured. Your worth is something to hold gently and firmly in your heart.
It was a bone-chilling week. The kind of cold that settles into your joints at the bend and into your skin at the folds. It dries out the hands so that all the lotion in the house won’t soften the creases. Sometimes an idea or thought can get into my system like that. If… Continue reading A Constant Choosing
Today was a good Monday. I didn’t have to work, the forecast was for sunny and cold and I had the whole day ahead of me. Perfect. I shut off my alarm before it could annoy me at 4:30 am, which in turn caused me to sleep a full hour longer than usual. My mornings… Continue reading My Morning Drive
Today threw me off balance. All I could think about this afternoon was how I needed to go home and write about it. Now that I’m here facing the blank page, I don’t know what to say. I saw a friend of mine today. We aren’t really close. We don’t lie around in pj’s… Continue reading Friday
Tuesday. Nothing really special about that day as weekdays go. I’ve survived the re-entry of Monday and it’s way too early to start thinking about the weekend. Or is it ? It’s my Dad’s birthday today. 82 years young and feisty as ever. If you ever wonder where I get my kind streak and my… Continue reading A Tuesday in January