The Special Twist You Put On Things is Evidence of Your Spirit.

“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin There is a shop in my town that has always confused me a [...]

Optimism is a Force to be Reckoned With.

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” – Helen Keller Applying to college. Deciding to change careers. Planting a garden. Getting [...]

“Big Girls” and “Real Men” Have Feelings.

Feelings get a bad rap. They really do. Here are some of my least favorite expressions: “Dude. Chill.” “Man, you’re bent out of shape.” They even wrote a song about it: “Big girls don’t cry.” [...]

Life is Filled With Seemingly Impossible Possibilities.

“We have more possibilities available in each moment than we realize.” – Thich Nhat Hahn The woods in springtime hold treasure for me the same way beaches do. I walk them, serenaded by the [...]