I was a whirling dervish, my feet moving faster and faster, my arms stretching effortlessly upward, hands tracing circles in the air. Every part of my body moved – hips, shoulders, head, heart. I could not help myself. The music started slowly, the band on the stage singing words I did not know. As a … Continue reading Dancing into the thin place
For the past six years I have been part of a writers’ group that meets about once every six weeks in the dining room of my condo building. It is place of honest conversation, lots of questions, tears, laughter, applause. It always feels like a sacred space to me. We choose a word, a question … Continue reading Do things happen for a reason?
Buy experiences, not stuff. That is the sage advice of Wealthy Barber author David Chilton, according to my sister who has been rereading the 25th anniversary of his best-selling book this summer. My sister quotes his wisdom to me just as we are beginning our shared vacation at our lakeside cabin in western Newfoundland. “That’s … Continue reading Experience: the gift that keeps on giving