The Face of Equanimity

My beloved daughter Katie, was in a tough car accident a few weeks ago, leaving her with a concussion. Not knowing anything about what is called an "invisible injury," I assumed it would pass quickly and she would pop back into her bright, powerful self.What I am learning, is the tremendous challenge and long-term healing…

Delicious

This is what has been delicious to me in 2015:   Conversations with my Ancestors and the Ancient Ones in the glory of Pacific Northwest forests. Watching "Lost" and "Friends" with my Daughters. Making soup for my beloved friends. InJoying time with my Eldest at the spa. Spinning wool with my blessed Parents, Sister and…

Slow Time

One of the things I wrote in my new year journal was a vow to create more of what I call "slow time" in my life. To me, this means slowing down my mind and the incessant need to "get things done."  It means In-Joying the hours of a day in elongated, leisurely and usually…

Leaving the Nest

As each of my children has grown into adulthood, I've worked to gift them with an understanding of what being responsibly independent means. Today, I am grateful I have the wherewithal to support my last child in her flight from the nest. It was such a delight to witness the blossoming of autonomy within her…