I love it when the Universe gives me a handshake, or as a friend puts it, when I'm having a conversation with God and the what happens in the concrete world is a response. A couple of cool synchronicities happened this week. One was when I told a story about a former student, and then … Continue reading Synchronicity
When I hang on, knuckles white, anxious, scared, I keep miracles from happening. I know that's true, but sometimes all I can do is hang on. But today, I loosened the grip a bit. I showed weakness and uncertainty and got support. I followed intuition and got a delightful surprise. I rested instead of worrying. … Continue reading Letting go. . . a bit
Yet another damaging storm swept through this area yesterday afternoon. I was without power for 10 hours, and others still are. Though I haven't left the house, Facebook reports tell about many, many downed trees and some damaged roofs. The wind seemingly appeared out of nowhere, and it was mighty and fierce. And was gone … Continue reading Fierce winds and no power
Right now a thunderstorm is booming overhead. We need rain pretty badly, so I welcome the storm. But because of the tornadoes about six weeks ago, lots of people around here are jumpy when it storms. It's all about perspective. Before the tornadoes, thunderstorms weren't that scary. But now they can be, because too recently … Continue reading Thunderstorms and balance
. . . . and one step back. Or two steps back. Or three steps back. But mostly making forward progress. I'm referring to my New Year's Resolution to practice nonattachment. I do well for a bit, but then I come up with all sorts of expectations, and when those expectations don't manifest, or don't … Continue reading Two steps forward. . .
A common metaphor has to do with irritations forming pearls. I know that's true, but I do seem innately to resist irritation. I want a smooth life. Or I think I do, but then I make choices that force me along the path of irritation. Many times I have wondered why I seem to learn … Continue reading Pearls and Irritations
I'm feeling down and discouraged because I worry that our new business won't produce any income this year. It seems that we can only make enough money to pay for the bills coming in, but that we can't get over that hump. How do you get the word out there about a new business? How … Continue reading Discouraged