Posts made in March, 2013

“To Do” List Mentality

“To Do” List Mentality

“Today I will practice: knowing that getting things done is not solely dependent upon my own effort and efficiency; letting go of constant doing; becoming conscious of what I really need to do.” – David Daniels and Virginia Price, The Essential Enneagram Years ago, I took my fiver-year-old daughter Sarah, to an art museum for a mother/daughter date.  As we strolled through the museum hand-in-hand we came upon an abstract sculpture entitled...

Read More

The Current of Your Life

The Current of Your Life

Time is a river which sweeps me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger that rips me apart, but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.” – Jorge Luis Borges A confluence of three small head streams creates the beginning of the Snake River in western Wyoming. Over a thousand miles long, it flows through the Jackson Hole Valley, past the stunning tableau of the Grand Tetons, then heads downstate into Idaho where its...

Read More

Target Living

Target Living

“Life isn’t a race, it’s a target shoot; saving time doesn’t count. What’s important is the ability to hit the center.”  — Susan Tamaro, Follow Your Heart It was almost Easter 1991 and I was behind schedule in making my annual “Easter bunny” trip to the store to fetch candy and treasures for our six daughters – ages 3 months to 12 years. I bundled baby Mary Rose up and headed to Target—the store. The best sale candy was gone.  I eyed the...

Read More

Creating A New Relationship With Time

Creating A New Relationship With Time

“. . . I look upon time as no more than an idea, and I consider eternity as another possibility.” – Mary Oliver, Poetess, from “When Death Comes” A common concern most women share is that there is “never enough time” to do all we need to do.  Many of us have multiple roles, with multiple tasks, and exaggerated expectations about how those tasks should be completed. March is a reminder of the natural order of things.  Earth is in its annual...

Read More

Recent Posts

Recent Comments