presence

Be the Light

I love Yogi tea. The tea itself is one of my favorites. The additional bonus is finding the message on the tag. I was mulling my blog for today and was settling in on how we have the opportunity over and over again to see people’s faces light up through special or unexpected connection. That…

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Stopping in Curiosity

I love this photo. What I miss most in starting my own business that centers mainly on working with adults is not being with children. Not being with them everyday leaves a significant void in my life in the arena of curiosity, imagination, noticing and reminders of exactly how to live life. They excel at…

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Invitation to You to Share Wishes

This happy Wishes tree is on the lawn of a home of across the street from my walking path. Some who are local Facebook friends pass it each day and have perhaps contributed wishes to the branches. I finally stopped today to read and participate. So many of the sentiments moved me as well as…

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Questions That Grace the End of Each Day

There is a beautiful story, one of many, in My Grandfather’s Blessings: Stories of Strength, Refuge and Belonging by Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D. It is a story I have shared over the years with many audiences, most recently with professional caregivers as they sometimes struggle and feel frustration with how to be present with those…

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A Perfect Gift

At this time of year when conversations so quickly center around perfect gifts and the term “holiday rush” is common as people drive to and fro to stores or spend hours online, there is one gift that does not need to be wrapped or bought or ordered online or shipped. Credit cards can be tucked…

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