personal growth

“When Death Comes” by Mary Oliver

 “When Death Comes” by Mary Oliver And therefore I look upon everything as a brotherhood and a sisterhood, and I look upon time as no more than an idea, and I consider eternity as another possibility.   and I think of each life as a flower, as common as a field daisy, and as singular… Read More

The Grace of Contentment

Contentment is rarely spoken of. Yet, contentment is priceless, if we want peace in our hearts, our minds and our bodies. Contentment doesn't mean we don't have any goals or dreams. It doesn't mean that we accept cruelty, etc. We accept our place in the world, and thereby are able to act from love or… Read More

means no peace with certain relatives, or having peace at the price of being inauthentic. Being peaceful and authentic can define your relationship with your relatives.

For many years the source of some angst for me was family gatherings.  I read a book a number of years ago that shifted my attitude from dread to pleasant appreciation and anticipation.  That book, which I still reference today, is Wayne Dyer’s The Power of Intention. Everything about this human existence is relationship.  We… Read More

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