A Few Friday Faves

A Few Friday Faves

I am a voracious reader and every week I come across either a book, online piece or website I want to share with others. I’ve decided to curate these gems and highlight them on Friday. I hope you find these faves as insightful as I do: Finalists from...
The Value in Pain

The Value in Pain

But I do know that there is incredible value in pain and suffering, if you allow yourself to experience it, to cry, to feel sorrow and grief, to hurt. Walk through the fire and you will emerge on the other end, whole and stronger. I promise. You will ultimately find...
On the Bookshelf

On the Bookshelf

“Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn’t carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life.” ― Stephen King Every year I make a pact...
A Few Friday Faves

A Few Friday Faves

I am a voracious reader and every week I come across either a book, online piece or website I want to share with others. I’ve decided to curate these gems and highlight them on Friday. I hope you find these faves as insightful as I do: Do not disturb: How I ditched my...
2019 Word of the Year

2019 Word of the Year

Yes, I am late. I typically post my word of the year in early January. In the past I have chosen the following words: gratitude and compassion. Last year I chose mindful. As a part of my quest to feel present in my moments, I made a commitment to meditate daily. The...
An Exciting Announcement

An Exciting Announcement

Sometimes you aren’t aware of what waits for you. If you told me 10 years ago I’d move from Texas to Arizona, give up practicing law and embrace a writing career, I’d tap you on the shoulder, interrupt and firmly say you were talking about someone...
A Few Friday Faves

A Few Friday Faves

I am a voracious reader and every week I come across either a book, online piece or website I want to share with others. I’ve decided to curate these gems and highlight them on Friday. I hope you find these faves as insightful as I do: The best thing I’ve...
We Confuse Certainty for Truth

We Confuse Certainty for Truth

“We go through life seeing reality not as it really is, in its unfathomable depths of complexity and contradiction, but as we hope or fear or expect it to be. Too often, we confuse certainty for truth and the strength of our beliefs for the strength of the evidence....
A Few Friday Faves

A Few Friday Faves

I am a voracious reader and every week I come across either a book, online piece or website I want to share with others. I’ve decided to curate these gems and highlight them on Friday. I hope you find these faves as insightful as I do: I cannot stand my friend’s...
To Let Things Be

To Let Things Be

Get rid of all that is unnecessary. Wabi-sabi means treading lightly on the planet and knowing how to appreciate whatever is encountered, no matter how trifling, whenever it is encountered. In other words, wabi-sabi tells us to stop our preoccupation with...
A Few Friday Faves

A Few Friday Faves

I am a voracious reader and every week I come across either a book, online piece or website I want to share with others. I’ve decided to curate these gems and highlight them on Friday. I hope you find these faves as insightful as I do:...