December 28 , 2022 /

DAY TWENTY-EIGHT LOOKING AHEAD

When we look ahead and project ourselves into the future, do we have a specific plan with details or do we leave space and time for spontaneity?  Or perhaps it is some of both. You may remember this sign:               It is important we have margins so we are

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December 27 , 2022 /

DAY TWENTY-SEVEN CURIOSITY

{Poem by Alistair Reid) Curiosity may have killed the cat; more likely the cat was just unlucky, or else curious to see what death was like, having no cause to go on licking paws, or fathering litter on litter of kittens, predictably. Nevertheless, to be curious is dangerous enough. To distrust what is always said,

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December 26 , 2022 /

DAY TWENTY-SIX SURPRISE

An unexpected gift is often a welcome surprise.  Whether the gift comes as a material object or an expression of gratitude and appreciation, the one making the gift has taken the time and given some thought to honor the recipient.  One such gift came to me from a former student of 30 years ago who

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December 24 , 2022 /

DAY TWENTY-FOUR TRANSITIONS

As we change seasons, travel from one time zone to another, move from one place to another there is a noticeable shift in our attitude, outlook and response.  When we move from the familiar to the unfamiliar, there is a period of adjustment of adaptation and becoming comfortable with the change.   Change is easier

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December 22 , 2022 /

DAY TWENTY-TWO CONTEMPLATION

Stop for a few moments and take time to really think about what you saw, what you heard or what you read and give that some serious thought by turning it over in your mind.  As you think about it, consider how it affected you. Was it a surprise or was it something ordinary?  Extraordinary? 

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December 20 , 2022 /

DAY TWENTY – CREATING

Making something new or doing something you have never done before can be a creative act of learning, growing and changing.  Perhaps you need to let go of something old in order to have space and time for something new.  It could be a new skill, a new activity, a new connection, a new project,

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