There is one word that we can all agree on. I like that.
There are now 1000 copies of Emerald's Big Discovery sitting at my front door. At first, I didn't want to move them, as that tower of boxes reminded me that I have work to do. It kind of frightened me, thinking about it. Now, not so much. I'm going to finally move those boxes to … Continue reading Emerald on the road…
Like so many others I have been swallowed by the turmoil and chaos that is filling the news. I have been obsessed with reading news articles on what is happening, moment by moment. I teeter between fear and hope. And it needs to stop. The last couple of days I have spent more time in meditation. … Continue reading The times, they are a-changin’…
So many of us like to have our lives run a certain way. From the smallest thing, like how long we take to get to work, right up to how our most intimate relationships play out. In a million ways, every day, we try to control our lives. We build a house made of rules … Continue reading Out of control
I know that judgement is deeply engrained in all of us, no matter where we are on this big blue ball
When I was a kid, we lived atop my parent’s grocery store, and I could see the fairgrounds from my bedroom window. There stood a tall tower with a red light at the top. For some reason, the only time I ever noticed that light was on Christmas Eve, and I was sure that … Continue reading I believe
Just like Emerald, we are fantastic, just the way we are.
Emerald's Big Discovery I remember when I was a teenager, I wanted to be good enough to make the basketball team. Frankly, I sucked at basketball but my older sisters were both on varsity teams and I was trying to follow their lead. They were pretty and popular, and I tried to be just like … Continue reading Full Circle
I thought about how my coat adventure would have been, say, 10 years ago, and how it was today, and how different those two scenarios are. I thought about how gratitude and self-love and awareness has changed my life. And I decided to write about it.
Emerald's Big Discovery About 2 years ago, I was lying in bed, communing with the universe, when a story showed up in my mind. It wasn't an idea for a story, or a partial, vague story, but a complete story with a beginning, a middle, and an end. A children's story. And sharp cookie that … Continue reading Emerald’s Big Discovery