Category Archives: Change

Learning to stop pushing the river

After years of unsuccessful attempts to divert the aforementioned river I’ve finally come to understand that if all I required to change to the world was sheer stubbornness … it would already be different. Continue reading

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Starting Over – The best and worst of times

… I understand about stories. I spent five years in Medical Crisis Land … and OMG the stories that I could tell … and did. And you know what I discovered? … Continue reading

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Did you get the Memo on Creating your Dreams?

Fortunately Miss Perky has a way of banging on doors … especially when her special dreams are late arriving … that has convinced Capital “L” Life to send us a memo with a few pointers … a copy of which follows … Continue reading

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The days of believing that someone else knows better are over.

I’m here as Life’s noisy Town Crier to tell you that the days of believing that someone else knows “better than” are over. … Inside of each of us is a wellspring of Knowledge. It is our birthright to seize it. It is our duty to acknowledge it … and it is our Joy to dance to it. Continue reading

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What’s passed is past. Now it’s time to be you.

Before we got here I imagine that we spent many long Celestial afternoons beneath one of Life’s jumbo-sized trees excitedly discussing all of the amazing things that we would do when we met our new families and all of the wonderful ways in which we would help them … Well … we got here and the shock … was so intense that we forgot that … Continue reading

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Learning to handle the storms of life.

My mom would have said that: “Into every life a little rain must fall.” … or “April showers bring May flowers.” … I get the feeling that by “a little rain” she didn’t mean the monsoon-type deluges that sweep through some of our lives leaving behind Continue reading

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It’s never too late to become who you were meant to be

… No matter how discouraging things may have been … today we have the God-given right to make different choices … to refuse to let the past hold us hostage for even one second longer … and to grab our emotional shovels and dig deep to find the gold that lies at the heart of every single one of us. … Continue reading

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When the winds of change blow – be a sailboat.

Here on good-old Planet Earth … “Change happens.” My ex hated change … I notice that a lot of people are like that … lots of grumbling and complaining … As I watch these people I usually just shake my head and ask Life: “Wouldn’t it all be so much easier if they fought less and flowed more?” Continue reading

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Who needs to change?

Many years ago I read a book by a Shakti Gawain and in it she discussed the concept of People Mirrors. It discusses the idea that everybody reflects back to us either a) …. Continue reading

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Dancing to the Music of Life

… It seems to me that Life must have recently changed either the tempo … or the genre … or maybe the volume of Its tunes. “Why do I say this?” you ask. Well … as all of us actually do hear the inner music even when we have consciously forgotten it … Continue reading

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