On failure and being a whole person

Failure is pain. It bruises our pride and our ego, and pokes holes in the image we have worked so hard to create... it disappoints. Failure shows that we are vulnerable and imperfect beings. No one likes to fail. In all honesty, I have failed miserably - and on more than one occasion. Failed projects, relationships,... Continue Reading →

Inspiration: Mary Granville Delany

Mary Granville Delany (1700-1788) bloomed in her 70s, when she found her life’s passion, creating almost 1000 life-size, three-dimensional, scientifically-correct botanical prints now held by the British Museum. She is considered the first mixed media collage artist because she used paint, paper, and parts of flowers. I am inspired.

Uber-geeky holiday wish list

I was recently asked about my holiday wish list. My mature, responsible self tried to respond with pleas for world peace and an end to poverty. My selfish, all-about-me self responded with this: I like themes – this year it's all very Jeffersonian: Book: Thomas Jefferson's Scrapbooks: Poems of Nation, Family and Romantic Love Collected... Continue Reading →

Looking up

Live with Intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Continue to learn. Appreciate your friends. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is. - Mary Anne Radmacher

Bless your difficulties

I have been struggling with sadness this past week - hard to understand why such sad things happen. Here is my mantra for the coming week. Thanks to Dirt Diva for this: Ask for guidance in seeing the truth concealed in your personal challenges. Bless your difficulties and ask to see their hidden guidance. Have... Continue Reading →

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