Solitude – Community

I have posted quite a few "things" about solitude, and wrote about what it is and why we need it.  It was even in a poem. Here are Parker Palmer's definitions of Solitude and Community which are truly compelling. And I so agree. They are states of being, not doing. What do you think? Solitude does not necessarily mean... Continue Reading →

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A real occasion

Authenticity – when your beliefs, your words and your actions are aligned. Be real, that’s the common understanding. Simple, isn’t it? I do my best to be honest with my children, including about Santa or the Easter Bunny. I am not a “truth” activist, out seeking to destroy fantasies but when they were old enough... Continue Reading →

Note to self

I believe more in synchronicity than mere coincidence, and who am I to decide one or the other? Perhaps it is both, or neither, or everything in between. I choose to believe there is meaning and purpose in my life, and to find meaning in its many moments, "meaningful coincidence" (as Carl Jung described synchronicity)... Continue Reading →

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