Intensities of Motherhood

A few impressions of the journey from tiny helpless babe to toddler to child.  Full of the highest highs and the lowest lows: A mother's love. A mother' terror. A mother's rage. A mother's equanimity. Total bliss.  Complete immersion in protective hormones.  Connected intense drunken love.  Obsessing over tiny toes.  Claiming victory at smiles.  Elation …

The Power of Choice

Life pushes and pulls.  Its currents stronger than any person could ever hope to be. The fighting and struggling of trying to force life to flow the way it 'should.'  Creates so much suffering.  Learning to relax and trust is a life-long process.  The combination of surrender, preparation and accepting the power that exists in …

Creating Space

In reading Viktor Frankl's book, Man's Search for Meaning I have changed my life and the lives of my children. This is the first post on that journey. It is also my inaugural foray into the world of public writing. Our culture is full of one dimensional façades of happiness, purveyed as reality through social …