Letter to My Children

My Dear Children,The language of the heart is so limited when it comes to expressing in words, written or spoken. What my heart longs to tell you would be much better done in person, alas, our time is yet to come. I sense you want reflection sooner than that.I can’t tell you what choices to…

Morning Senses

I cannot sleep And so up I go To sit at Your feet once again Or did You Call me by teasing my mind awake, OMG? Life is such a precious gift And I, the receiver of it, the blessed one. You, the Giver of such bounty Adorning me with the riches of breath And…

New Life

OMG, how You capture my delight! One day at a time, You bring me new pleasures, new vistas Another day in paradise, unfolding before me Even the moments when my heart contracts, I see You And Your hand in the beauty that is Everything You bring me Whatever It Is, It’s You…I always say. Whatever.…

Mothers Day Gifts

Today is titled “Mother’s Day” here in this country…a supposed holiday where we are all expected to honor our mother’s. It is the day when the most flowers are purchased, the most phone calls placed, and the most restaurant reservations made. I wonder how much of this is done in obligation, and how much is…

The 49th ThanksGiving

ThanksGiving... Thinking about all that there is to be ThankFull for... More than I could even begin to fathom, much less find words for... Life, breath...people, bounty, beauty, opportunity, choice. What a trip this Life is that You have gifted me. What a Journey! A Pathway paved with gold...strewn with rose petals, Left as breadcrumbs…

Leaving for Thailand

So, I'm standing in one of those goofy upright kiosks at the airport, credit card ticking off the minutes to pay for this blog post. Walking past security and finally moving through the corridor toward the international gates, I think I have come to realize that I am actually leaving the country today. Sounds like…

Happy BirthDay!

Today is my 49th BirthDay...I call it my 7 times 7. This is an auspicious BirthDay for me...a time to review and renew. Most folks look at the big-oh's (30,40,50...) as turning points. For me, they go in 7 year stints. So, as I prepare to move forward...I also look back. These are some of…