Yesterday I found this title in my email, and I couldn’t resist: You’ll comment on this story. But you probably won’t read it. If you regularly read what I write, I bet you won’t be able to resist it either. There’s comfort in it. The thing is, comfort is stunting your growth. And maybe that’s […]
The last of three posts about the Books That Matter giveaway. The path to “yes” runs through the middle of “no” Despite getting to bed around midnight without enough time to sleep before rising a flight at 6:00, when I woke at 2:15 from a dream, I knew I had to capture it: I was working […]
I am terrified of heights. More precisely, I am deathly afraid of falling from a high place. Getting up on the roof is pretty easy and I like the view. Getting on the ladder to come down, on the other hand, has been known to freeze me in place for many minutes of terror, indecision, […]
This morning on a friend’s Facebook page I saw posted a set of 11 rules of life, attributed to Bill Gates. I’d seen it before, but this time it caught my eye and I read them. I was amused at first, and then began to wonder if what made it appealing is Baby Boomer (read: […]
We never really know when a seemingly chance encounter will lead to a turning, something new, something unexpectedly and breathtakingly beautiful.
For 2013 I wish you promise, surprise, and danger. I suppose I should explain myself. Naming the year Last year I learned a new ritual – from my friends Daphne and Melissa – that I’ve adopted: “naming” the year. There is something that seems magical about naming the year. But as with most powerful mental […]
This week has been full of lessons, and depending on when I posted I could have shared lessons about death, presumption, righteousness, fear, shame, pride, and a few other uplifting-not topics. I know I’ve been quiet this week – partly out of respect for Hurricane Sandy and the struggles of so many on the East […]