Stop Chasing Perfection

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014 | 3 Comments

“Oh my gosh, Jeremy!  Look!  It’s a Blue Morpho!” I whispered intensely, trying to grab his attention without scaring the butterfly away. “Mom!  That’s good luck!” he shouted excitedly, as he ran toward it for a better look – the butterfly, once spotted, fluttered elusively down the path with a gleeful nine-year-old in pursuit. I […]

Caring, Curiosity and Action

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 | One Comment

I don’t know about you, but when I was 9 years old, I wasn’t worried about changing the world.  My biggest concerns at that time were how to sneak a love letter into the desk of the boy I had a crush on at the time and how to get my little brother to stop […]

Going “All-in”

Posted by on Feb 28, 2014 | One Comment

There are places on this planet that are so beautiful that they take your breath away.  When you find them, they change you, for you can’t help but be fully present.  Not just in body, but in mind, spirit and heart.  You’re enraptured.  All-in. That’s how I felt when I stepped on the deck at […]

Finding An Anchor

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014 | No Comments

T.S. Elliott once wisely said, “We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.”  As I wriggle back into “normalcy” after our wondrous adventures in Costa Rica, I find that I’ve a whole new appreciation for […]