April 2017

Paradox

Paradox

Paradox is defined as a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd, but in reality expresses a possible truth.   The mind in its linear and logic manner often dismisses paradoxes.  Yet, paradox is where life is rich, full and delicious.  Paradox contains mystery and depth. As satisfying as it may initially seem when we… Read More

A Hidden Wholeness

This is the clever title of one of Parker Palmer’s books.  The title suggests that we are all whole already, but it is hidden from us. Why is it hidden? How did that happen? Usually it begins when we are children.  We learn that how we are in our natural state is not always approved… Read More

It is Not PERSONAL!-

This is a profound way to live our lives, yet we all live counter to it, at least sometimes.  We take another’s words and actions as personal and in doing so cause great harm to our relationships and to our selves. My greatest teacher in this has been my dog, Bella.  She takes care of… Read More

What Does Sadness Do for Us

It is hard to imagine, especially when we are in the thick of sadness that it could be beneficial to us, yet the research says it is so! Sadness may help us improve our memory, improve our judgment, motivate us, improve our interactions, and promote our generosity. On gloomy days that produce unpleasant moods research… Read More

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