This is what you care about…

Last week I promised that I’d compile a list of your responses to my question “What do I want to walk out of this with that I don’t have right now?” (I’m referring, of course, to the unprecedented times we find ourselves in.)  Thank you to those who...

A Timely Question

“What do we want to walk out of this with that we don’t have right now?” This was the question a friend’s husband asked his family last week when the brutal reality of the coronavirus was landing on the world with a thud.  When I first heard it, I thought to...

I know, I know…

Once upon a time, a scholar and a saint lived on the same street, and they arranged to meet. The scholar asked the saint about the meaning of life. She said a few words about love and joy, then paused to reflect, and the scholar jumped in with a long discourse on...

Now isn’t always an easy place to be…

I was visiting family a couple weeks ago and had a fun conversation with my mom about meditation. I was sharing with her the general idea of it and what the benefits are of having a regular practice. Namely, that it helps a person feel more calm, grounded, focused and...

Do you swim in these waters?

Three life lessons I learn while swimming: 1) It’s good to stay in your own lane The reason there are flotation ropes that separate the lanes is so you can focus on what you’re doing in your lane while others focus on what they’re doing in theirs. ...