I have a tag line in my email that reads: “We are all just walking each other home” Ram Dass. I have many little phrases like this one that I hold in my heart because they have resonated so much with me during my life. People come and go along our path or our journey […]

Monday Musings: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

What is a prophet? Let me try this as a definition: one who names the situation truthfully and in its largest context. When we can name the situation truthfully and in its largest context, it cannot get pulled into interest groups and political expediency. Martin Luther King Jr. was a biblical prophet.[1]  In Latin [sub specie […]

Monday Musings: Rain

I often get in the shower or sit in the tub when I feel stressed. I stand there, imagining I am washing away all the troubles and stress while asking for a freshness, a newness to come over my life. The other day I was out running errands and it started to rain. I did […]

Monday Musings 2023:

Word of the Year – KAIZEN Kaizen is a Japanese word taken from words ‘Kai’, which means continuous and ‘zen’ which means improvement. Some translate ‘Kai’ to mean change and ‘zen’ to mean good, or for the better. CHANGE FOR THE BETTER This is how I wish to approach 2023! With small, incremental and consistent […]

Disappointment . . .

dis·ap·point·ment /ˌdisəˈpointmənt/ noun sadness or displeasure caused by the nonfulfillment of one’s hopes or expectations. a person, event, or thing that causes disappointment. A full out rollercoaster of emotion around my circumstances that left me in bed, for days, not wanting to do anything. Disappointment is more than sadness. It’s an offshoot, a complex emotion […]