Oops, they did it again. This person once again did not live up to my expectations. Once again I found myself frustrated and not wanting to have anything to do with them. Then I remembered this is about me and my expectations. They never agreed to them, I just expected them to do so. PerhapsContinue reading “REMEMBERING”


It’s been a rough few weeks. It’s been filled with losses, accidents, illnesses, and other challenges. I have so many friends who are going through feeling weighed down with grief, fear, concerns, and the challenges of life. Together we are going through remembering that life makes no promises. There is no promise that life willContinue reading “NO PROMISES”


Dear God, I know you never put more on us then we can bear, but this year has been filled with challenges. If I had to pick a word for that I have learned this year, it would be tenacity. I have learned to have the determination to rise about difficult circumstances. It does notContinue reading “BECOMING THE TREE”


All this month, I have been thinking about forgiveness. Each week, I have learned something new about myself, something I need to let go of within myself and forgive myself for thinking, feeling, or internalizing. Planning Zoe’s 60th surprise birthday party has brought up a few things I needed to forgive. This week, I haveContinue reading “LIVING, FORGIVING AND THE FOUR AGREEMENTS”


Back in March of this year, so not so long ago, I remember reflecting on an old Beatle song, Let It Be. Yesterday, I was reminded of the importance of those words one more time. I remembered that it is what it is, nothing more or nothing less. In this month, when we are focusing onContinue reading “A MUSICAL TRILOGY”

Thank you for loving me

Every morning one of the first things I do is to take time to thank you for at least five things I have been blessed with in my life. Sometimes they are not things in my life, but the absence of things in my life. When I hear of people who are struggling with andContinue reading “Thank you for loving me”


There have been moments in my life when I wish I could wake up and be completely free from the Dream of the Planet. Moments when I did not have to work at being aware of what I was thinking and why and what I was working on hooking myself from in my life. TheContinue reading “IT IS AN ONGOING ADVENTURE.”

Building my home

“and half of learning to play is learning what not to play and she’s learning the spaces she leaves have their own things to say and she’s trying to sing just enough so that the air around her moves and make music like mercy that gives what it is and has nothing to prove sheContinue reading “Building my home”