Peace, Hope and Love! During a time when hope, love and understanding may feel as if in short supply due to a contentious political climate, I pray we pause and reflect on the year, come […]
We’ve all had our share of embarrassing moments. I know I have, especially, when meeting someone for the first time. Making that first great impression does not always go well and can be nerve-wrecking […]
Sing when you feel lonely Dance when your heart is blue Wander into the garden Find yourself anew Let curiosity guide you Under a magical sky Ride horses to castles Hidden among clouds Follow the beckoning […]
You get one of the twice-weekly emails from Leo Babauta, and it simply sums up the latest rendition of your life. Rinconez has been on hiatus. I miss connecting with you. I have a yearning for making a better connection with you, but am having trouble formulating the vision. When this happens, I tend to go into deep thinking mode, and, yes, get quiet. But, it’s OK. Sometimes, I simply get impatient with myself and too often take much more on than I can handle. Some days, you really do feel like you just have nothing, but then you pause and realize, you probably already had something all along.
Today, it rains purple.
That is me! See how happy I am! That was me at the Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation (VONA) writers workshop and residency at the University of Miami last summer in 2015.
The potential loss of a job, the sudden change in health of a loved one, a troubled close relationship or any similar unwanted or unpleasant event looming over us often causes angst. We may feel we are headed into an Inevitable train wreck at full speed, with no certainty as to what could be around the corner. We may fear the worse of all possible outcomes.