March 22, 2020
Now is a time to build connection with one another.
Suddenly, many of us are experiencing a heightened sense of isolation and stress.
While social distancing is a critical health measure at this time, it is important to remember that it is meant to insist on a geographical distance between us, not an emotional distance. As humans we are… READ MORE
March 13, 2020
Late afternoon clouds hint at possible sunset brilliance, as I drive back from the memory care home where my mother now resides. The solace of a sunset would be a welcome moment of grace, after an afternoon of primal heartache. I park by our forest cabin and leave city and keys behind. I delay assuaging my hunger so that I can walk to the lake before the sun disappears, just in case. Never can tell in advance how sunset… READ MORE
February 23, 2020
I have arrived on a quest to find a place to pause, and without hurry, tend to the questions that keep nagging at me… “have I become all I am meant to be? ... Is there a next right answer waiting for me? ... What does it really mean to live my best life?”
I’m in the reception room of Goodnestone Park Manor, the big 17th century wooden staircase curling around me. I inhale, more than a… READ MORE