“As you move towards a dream, the dream moves towards you”~Julia Cameron. I live an overcommitted life.  Most of the commitments are of my own making, others are a product of a society which requires payment for goods, and thus the need to work for a living.  A few weekends ago one of my commitments […]

“I never learned anything while I was talking”~Larry King. I had been a nurse for almost 30 years when I finally decided to go back to school.  There were many reasons or probably excuses for this, but one of the biggest was my own ego.  What could they probably teach me about nursing?  I played […]

“There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” ~Leonard Cohen This week we learned that Brian Williams, trusted news anchor, is human.  He apparently suffered from a tendency to embellish a story.  This is a characteristic of all good story tellers, but not one that is helpful in a person who is supposed to […]

“You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.” ~ John Bunyan On Monday I traveled upon a bouncing bus, retracing steps down the years to the town and school of my youth. I was in the company of like-minded people, sisters and brothers though different mothers, […]

“Let the world burn through you. Throw the prism light, white hot, on paper”~Ray Bradbury.   The other day I heard Oprah say something that clicked.  For those who don’t know, Oprah did not have the picture perfect upbringing surrounded by a loving supportive family.  Her childhood included molestation and rape, and a teenage pregnancy.  […]

Have you ever looked at your life and questioned what you have achieved? Sometimes we get dissatisfied as we see ourselves still struggling; juggling our numerous commitments and responsibilities. We go on vacation and see how others live, and think we could be happier if only we lived there. If we live in the States […]

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.  Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” ~ Marianne Williamson   As a child I was raised with the expectation that no matter what, I would always do my best.  That gave me a work ethic that demanded that any job I was […]

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