Pause for Thought

Tomorrow I will…

Tomorrow I will: - Sort through my mail - Clean up my office - Empty out my inbox The list could (& does) Go on & on. Tomorrow I'll do the things I chose not to Or could not Do today. Tomorr...

Stop Trying

I had an epiphany last night. One that if fully embraced May change my life. I was examining the recurring patterns in my life. Thinking about how in those areas I've failed Because if I'd succeed...

A Layered Life

We build our lives in layers Taking pieces or chuncks of what has been To create what is. Knowledge Skills Experiences Beliefs Relationships Stuff... What is now Is built on the back Of what...

Conquering The Divide

I close my eyes. Take a deep breath. Turn around. And... Walk away. I wonder, How many times in my life I failed to do just that? Turn from the direction I'm heading To take another path. With...

Deceiving Ourselves

I spend about 70-80% of my time stressed & overwhelmed. (An estimate, of course. Since despite my long term OCD tendencies it never occurred to me before this moment to track the time I spend in negative st...

Fighting Myself

I'm at a loss. Something floats through my mind. I try to grab hold. And, off it goes. I've waited for days. Hoping it'd pass. Yet each day ends up Proving to be like the last. I write, read, discard. ...

Elementary Truths

The most basic truths often elude me. As I sit struggling to write a thought pops into my head... This is my blog. I can write anything I'd like. Words flow to pen. Instead of accepting or welcomi...

Letting Things Go

I'm waiting. (Or, have been.) Knowing something is coming. Not knowing exactly what. The crisis with my mother (one that felt very much my own) ended. Now, I try to relax. I look around at all the things...

Small Pleasures

As much as big things (Right now, Mother) Upset me, Small, almost inconsequential moments Bring me joy & peace. A rabbit nestled in the bushes Eating his daily breakfast of greens. An intricate nes...