Life’s Little Synchronicities

The train from Stuttgart sped along the late winter tracks as the grey light weighed down on me. Sitting in a six-person compartment with a man preoccupied with his iPhone, I wondered if I was making the right decision to set my sights on Freiburg […]

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Going to the Light

Miracles can only be seen in the light. If we are enshrouded by darkness, we only “see” our thoughts. But when our eyes are widened by the light, we take in so much more. According to A Course in Miracles, “[d]enial of light leads to […]

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The Heart of the Matter

The blessings of friendship are never more apparent than when you are going through tough times. Perhaps it is my rather Puritan upbringing that suggested doing things on my own without outside help was somehow noble and showed character, but as I discovered the power […]

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In Deep Water

Cruising along the Danube from Linz to Passau with the top down and my spirits high, I realized how tenuous life can be. Just a few weeks prior to that moment, the entire road I was driving had been covered in several tons of water. […]

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Dare to Dream

“Look for the good things to come…and they will.” I posted that on Facebook yesterday. A great friend of mine from California quickly reminded me that those good things have already happened. It’s simply our job to remember them. Calling forth good things is really […]

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The Courage to Make a Mistake

A recent Workplace Mojo blog post got me to thinking about the fearlessness of failure. What if we were to fail. Big time. What if we were to fail so badly, we lost everything, only to begin again? What if we were to take risks […]

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A Wish Come True

Be careful what you wish for. You might just get it! The Universe works in mysterious ways. We spend so much of our time wishing this thing or that, all the while we are sending off messages to that Universal Power that aligns every time […]

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The Story of a Perfectionist Junkie

Once upon a time there was a girl who only felt alive when she succeeded at something. She sought praise wherever she could. She only felt love when she did something ‘right’. She was looking for external reward to fill the hole inside herself. She […]

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A Benediction to Life

We all touch people’s lives in mysterious ways. Sometimes we aren’t aware of the effect someone has had on us until they are gone. Today I learned that a person rather close to me at one time had passed away.  We met each other at […]

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Right Before My Very Eyes

Things aren’t always what they seem. You may feel lost when everything you really need is right in front of you. A few weeks ago I got lost in the city. Walking through the freezing rain with my daughter in tow, we desperately searched for […]

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