Giving the gift of giving

“Gracious acceptance is an art – an art which most never bother to cultivate. We think that we have to learn how to give, but we forget about accepting things, which can be much harder than giving…. Accepting another person’s gift is allowing him to express his feelings for you.” – Alexander McCall Smith, Love OverContinue reading “Giving the gift of giving”

Eating to Thrive

“..when you just sit in silence the wind blows through you, the sun shines in you and you realize you are not your body you are everything.” ― Anita Krizzan It use to be that I lived to eat. With each meal, I focused on my next one, or the one after that. Instead of livingContinue reading “Eating to Thrive”

Relationships: Where (I believe) we so often go wrong & how we can choose differently

“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.” H.P Lovecraft, Supernatural Horror in Literature Quite simply, we often go wrong in relationships when we enter into them out of fear. We fear being alone, so we search for someone we can feelContinue reading “Relationships: Where (I believe) we so often go wrong & how we can choose differently”

Jeep: Cruising over the bumpy roads of life

It is a rough road that leads to heights of greatness. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca For most of 10 years I drove a practical, economical and gas-efficient Toyota Prius. It had a wonderful turning radius, which helped to avoid curbs in tight spaces. However, pulling into parking spots with curbs would often result in hittingContinue reading “Jeep: Cruising over the bumpy roads of life”

What her death taught me (GRAPHIC)

Someone has to die in order that the rest of us should value life more. Virginia Woolf It was a year ago on my son’s third birthday that I saw her last.  She sat in a booth at one of my favorite local eateries talking happily to her friends.  Tired myself after a long dayContinue reading “What her death taught me (GRAPHIC)”

The Calm at the Center

You have to be able to center yourself, to let all of your emotions go. Don’t ever forget that you play with your soul as well as your body. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar At the center there is little movement. The stillness is here. The silence is here. The witness sees and hears without holding onto anyContinue reading “The Calm at the Center”

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