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