Monthly Archives: April 2013

Happy Earth Day!


 

Wonder or Worry


A friend posted something so compelling to me today on facebook, I had to ask if I could quote her in my blog.  In response to a well-meaning inquirer, she said,   “Next time don’t worry about me, wonder about me. O.K. It’ll make me feel better if I know you’re wondering and not worrying.”   Wow.  That struck me in a deep way.  Worry is assuming a likely negative outcome where wonder is open to possibilities.  She went on […]

What is an Enchanted Life?


An Enchanted Life is the daily courageous choice to live from the heart and explore the inner wilderness.  Enchanted Lives do not just happen.  Elisabeth Kubler-Ross says it best: “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. […]

To Do Lists


Lists, post-its, checking things off…there is something so satisfying about getting the to-do’s out of your head.  Somewhere between New Year’s Resolutions and Spring Cleaning lies a “soft and messy laughing place where it [just] doesn’t matter”.* In the spirit of that place, I share the best To-Do List I have ever seen:   To Do List For Saturday   Do laundry Go for a walk Find a dragon’s tooth Use it to write in river sand Slay the demons […]

Taking It All In Stride


Ever hear of Pete the Cat?  He is my latest inspiration.  My website went down, but with the smooth grace of Pete the Cat, I didn’t lose my cool.  No matter what happens to Pete, he just keeps going along and singing his song.  “It’s all good,”  He says. Check him out if you like:  http://www.harpercollinschildrens.com/feature/petethecat/ You will notice a shortage of blog postings here.  Pete the Cat loses four groovy buttons yet sings about how he’s “still got my […]