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Category Archives: Making Change
When we start on a new adventure—changing some aspect of our lives in a conscious way—we often use the metaphor of a path, often one that goes through a deep forest and up a mountain, an image of struggle, loneliness … Continue reading
Sometimes even fairy godmothers need professional help. I’ve made a lot of changes in my life over the last ten years, and in many ways, I’m not the person I was then. Now that I have my home to myself, with no … Continue reading
When a dream comes true, the dreamer walks into a different world, one that did not exist before. Sometimes in the excitement and trepidation of the newness of the manifestation, it’s easy to forget to be grateful. My dream was … Continue reading
When it is time, the child leaves home, ready for her own life on her own feet, to try her wings and to soar. That is when the mother learns how to become herself, if she has not already done … Continue reading
Zest is a culinary term for the rind of a citrus fruit, like lemons or oranges, which is often grated into a recipe to release the flavors of the oils that give the fruit its characteristic smell. Grating zest takes … Continue reading
A professor English labored on an on about how a double negative actually made a positive, but then he said, “Of course a double-positive never expresses a negative.” From the back of the classroom came “Yeah. Right.” Are you negating … Continue reading