Independence Day!

The United States is celebrating independence this weekend. Liberation from the rule of another country. Rejecting the notions that others had for how the county should live, move forward.  Have you liberated yourself? Have you granted yourself independence from the notions imposed by others as to how your life should be? The joy of livingContinue reading “Independence Day!”

Who have you grown to be?

Many people feel that being alone is isolating and restrictive. I say it can be nurturing and liberating. Often, we manage our lives, our behavior, even the expectations we set for our future based on what other people want or expect for us. Their ever-judgmental presence lurks as a foreboding shadow over our thoughts. OverContinue reading “Who have you grown to be?”

Transformation

Butterflies are my favorite animal. As a child, I always marveled at the transformation of the caterpillar into such wonderful creatures with bright, striking colors and delicately beautiful wings. These spectacular displays always warmed my spirit. Their flight seemed to serve as a message: there is light and life beyond.     Indeed. There is aContinue reading “Transformation”