Posted in January 2012

Finding the Power of Being Quiet

Finding the Power of Being Quiet

“Our culture made a virtue of living only as extroverts. We discouraged the inner journey, the quest for a center. So we lost our center and have to find it again.” -Anais Nin While sitting alone in a little restaurant in Tivoli to finish reading Susan Cain’s book about introverts, my quiet afternoon was interrupted … Continue reading

The Shadow at My Feet

The Shadow at My Feet

Oh Sufi curled up sleeping next to me, You have filled my home With meows and yowls, And the patter of paws Running up and down the stairs. Shadow at my feet, In two short months, You have changed my life. Seven pounds purring on my shoulder, nibbling at my nose And licking my chin. … Continue reading

Freedom From My Bullshit

Freedom From My Bullshit

When you look up the transitive verb “accept” in the dictionary, you will find the following definitions: to receive willingly <accept a gift> to give admittance or approval to <accept as one of a group> to endure without protest or reaction <accept poor living conditions> to recognize as true: believe <refused to accept the explanation> to make a favorable response to <accept an offer> to agree to undertake (a … Continue reading