What’s the Alternative

What's the alternative? My Dad said this all the time. What's the alternative?  We've all been living with an undercurrent of tension, fear and uncertainty during the past eight months. Maybe longer. Who knows? But this undercurrent, this live wire has been holding steady during the pandemic, the protests and the politics. Some days the … Continue reading What’s the Alternative

Finding Gratitude in Grief – Part II

Today is the second Mother's Day I'm spending without my mom. When she died two years ago, there were days filled with tears and pain and loneliness and...gratitude. I remember being so beautifully surprised during those first months of grieving-surprised with the gift of gratitude during the lowest point in my life. I remember asking … Continue reading Finding Gratitude in Grief – Part II

Finding Truth in the Turmoil

Calm. Chaos. Truth. Turmoil. We can find out so much about ourselves when we are in the midst of chaos and turmoil. Who are we? Who can we be? Who are we NOT. I wrote, last time, about finding a balance between the chaos of sheltering at home, working from home, schooling from home and … Continue reading Finding Truth in the Turmoil