Sometimes the noise in my head gets so loud, when I can't sleep, that I must sit down and write. 6:24am on 1/1/20, this is where we are. It's been a rough few days. There was a major ice and snow storm in upstate NY that left me and my family with on and off… Continue reading Into the Light
With the realization that we can do what we want We are shown just that. We can think what we want. Put love in your mind and let it ripple out Put hatred in there too and it will flow on in There's optimism and hope available to you There's fear and worry at your… Continue reading Infinite
I'm a pretty easy going lady and I truly appreciate thoughtful gestures. This year, for Valentines Day I asked my husband to create a playlist for me - something he used to do years ago and had a real talent for. As I was cooking dinner for the two of us on Valentines Day he… Continue reading Love Thyself
I started snowboarding when I was 16 years old. I had never skied or really did anything in the snow with the exception of some sledding in my younger years. I could tell you horror stories about my first year learning to ride a snowboard, but in time... I began to get more comfortable and… Continue reading I Can Do This!
I had an epiphany last night before falling asleep. After yet another frustrating conversation and more spinning my wheels, more stress, more head banging into the wall... I realized something. I say No quite a lot. Quite a LOT. The past few weeks I've been stress-fully falling asleep, wondering and worried and concerned. Last night… Continue reading Yes.
I made a new friend this week. Pretty cool right? Several weeks ago, an existing friend handed me a business card that belonged to one of her colleagues. You need to contact her she told me. I was kind of surprised, but I took down the woman's email address and composed a draft email to… Continue reading We Have Everything, We Have Nothing
Several weeks ago I was plugged into my phone listening to some random music on YouTube. A song came on that I recognized, and I looked down to see that the artist was James Bay... the song, Hold Back the River. I clicked on his name and more songs came up, so I continued listening.… Continue reading Our Stories
Above all else - I want to see. I want to see possibility. I want to see love instead of anger in me Above all else I want to be at peace with what my life will be. I want to know that I can decide I can also choose to change my mind. I… Continue reading Above All Else
This morning I woke up from some pretty upsetting dreams. In my dream state there were several different experiences, and at their core was a theme of blaming myself for the uncomfortable situations that were taking place. If I had done this differently, if I had said this instead of that, if I had been… Continue reading Magic and Miracles
On January 1st this year, I began doing the workbook of A Course in Miracles. The Course is a spiritual text that was translated in the 1970's with the intention to help us unlearn some of the habits and thoughts in our lives that create chaos. It talks in great detail about the role of… Continue reading The Real Reason for Upset