The refrigerator has not been closing lately in response to my usual tap-shove. More than once recently I’ve had to re-open to re-shut the car door. And today, finding the hatch back flap still up despite my push, groceries inside, it occurs to me maybe the difference is not in shifting houses or aging hinges. […]
Autumn Equinox Balance of day and night. What needs balance right now? Where is middle ground? A harmonious chord? Open to that which connects me to earth and to sky. To balancing in the sweet spot between gravity and cosmos. New Moon. Time for letting go. Starting fresh. What no longer flourishes? Uproot. Toss it […]
In my column on the Hilltown Families blog, Off the Mat: Free to Be, I tell the story of my son’s rainbow sundress. Like clouds have their silver linings, rainbows have their dark side. It was my son, the night of the festival, who raised the dark side. Mama? The peopew who fink boys can’t […]
Down to earth, every day wisdom from Anne Lamott, who is feeling overwhelmed by the craziness in the world. “It’s not that I don’t trust God or grace or good orderly direction anymore. I do, more than ever. I trust in divine intelligence, in love energy, more than ever, no matter what things look like, […]
Taking a yoga class, the teacher is describing the witness within us. Asks us to observe with wonder, like a child observing the night sky for the first time. I had to laugh, recalling M in the back yard, observing the milky way for the first time. “Wow. That’s a really big mess up there.” Laughter […]
According to my 5 year old, in prison: people have to wear scratchy clothes. all the food tastes like soap, or brussels sprout soup. you can only ask two questions each day.
A sampling of recent questions from the 5 year old mind: What is family? What is friends? What’s the largest number with a name? When/where does the world end? Why is ________ called that? Where does Reiki come from? What holds my body together?