Opening My Heart

“If you keep your heart open you can meet people who change your life.” ~ Sam Levinson “I believe much trouble would be saved if we opened our hearts more.” ~ Chief Joseph Just recently it occurred to me that I have a tendency to protect myself. I want to be an open hearted person, butContinue reading “Opening My Heart”

My Kind of Story

“Humans are not ideally set up to understand logic; they are ideally set up to understand stories.” ~ Roger C. Schank, Cognitive Scientist “Self-acknowledgment boosts your emotional and spiritual immunity, giving you the strength you need to release the past and rise above fear, doubt or resignation.” ~ Debbie Ford As I’ve written here manyContinue reading “My Kind of Story”

Late Summer Blossoms

“The Law of Divine Compensation posits that this is a self-organizing and self-correcting universe: the embryo becomes the baby, the bud becomes a blossom, the acorn becomes an oak tree. Clearly, there is some invisible force that is moving every aspect of reality to its next best expression.” ~ Marianne Williamson “Any human anywhere willContinue reading “Late Summer Blossoms”

Little Women Love

“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul – and sings the tunes without the words – and never stops at all.” ~ Emily Dickinson “I have decided to stick with love . Hate is too great a burden to bear.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. In this turbulent time, you mightContinue reading “Little Women Love”

My Five Things

This week’s podcast “What Should I Read Next” hosted by Anne Bogel was extremely thought provoking. Anne had Tara Anderson as her guest. Tara hosts the NPR podcast Five Things. Here is the description from the NPR site: “How do the objects we love define us? What can we learn from the things we treasure?Continue reading “My Five Things”