Winter Solstice’s Invitation

Winter Solstice’s Invitation

Each year, the coming of Winter Solstice invites me to consider its current meaning in my life. Oftentimes, a piece of writing flows out of me as I ask what message is here for me—and for me to share with others. Between 2020 and 2022, I was encouraged to return to...
Grief and Gratitude

Grief and Gratitude

Since the writing of my blog in October, I’ve heard from many of you through personal texts, emails, and on social media. I have appreciated your words of encouragement, love, and compassion. Along with my continued presence to what has happened and how I’m feeling,...
Autumn’s Release

Autumn’s Release

“Autumn is the time of year when Mother Nature says, ‘Look how easy, how healthy, and how beautiful letting go can be.’” ~Toni Sorenson The above quote was on my perpetual calendar for October 1. I’ve sat with it for days, feeling it was my prompt for writing this...
Fall’s Invitation

Fall’s Invitation

As we leave behind summer in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s a bittersweet time. The long, warm days are being ushered out as we move toward the Fall Equinox on September 23. It is the second day in 2023 when we experience equal amounts of day and night. As with the...
August Musings

August Musings

The month of August is already halfway over, a bittersweet month filled with endings and new beginnings. It means we’re moving toward summer’s end—the bloom of many of summer’s fruits, vegetables, and flowers is slowing down. Many crops are being harvested as we begin...
Writing Your Story in Longhand

Writing Your Story in Longhand

Writing in longhand is a dying art. From my vantage point, being in my sixties, I feel sad that cursive writing is an art form we may lose completely in the not-so-distant future. As a matter of fact, in 2010, the US government officially removed cursive from the...