Tag Archives: Expectations


Yesterday I went to the Abbey in Lafayette for a personal day of mindfulness, a one-day retreat. Things did not begin so well: I had planned to work on my writing, but forgot my computer at home, in its travel … Continue reading

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That Quiet Voice

Listening to that quiet voice within. Without stories. Without doubt. Just Listening. Sunday morning meditation and teachings. Monday morning exercise and tai chi. Tuesday morning creativity and writing a book chapter. Doing this can’t do that. Guilt? For what? No … Continue reading

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A+ Student No More

From the time I entered first grade, my goal was to excel in school. I did whatever it took to “be the best.” In second grade, it was the Bee Chart. With the Bee Chart you received a star for … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time, Seems So Long Ago

Open your eyes and take a look What you knew before Is no more. I am not she, or She or anyone but me. Though something I may say or do The way I look May remind you of someone … Continue reading

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