AUTHOR | SPEAKER | PHILOSOPHER | DESIGNER
I love you!
My dear friend Kerri called to wish me a happy Thanksgiving when I was at my writing desk in our bedroom. Suddenly, my heart leapt, and I asked, “Can you hear Peter’s clock chime?” I put the phone next to his favorite English burl-wood case clock ...read more
I invite you all to join me for my premiere virtual event this Friday, November 20, at 2:00 p.m. I will be in conversation with the lovely and charming Leslie Christin, a makeup artist and the founder of CARA Cosmetics, as part of her Beauty Dharma Summit.
The ...read more
I’m writing this letter to you before the presidential election. I have no knowledge of the results from voters. We might be in for an “election season.” My heart is open wider now than it has been throughout these trying times. Our souls are in need of healing. All ...read more
The sweet song of September lingers in my heart as we move forward. “Onward and upward.” To embrace fall and October’s opportunities, we need to prepare for winter.
When we are in harmony with our immediate surroundings, we are most alive. How we feel as we quietly ritualize our ...read more
I love you!
I carry September’s eternal love song with me throughout the year. Peter and my friendship blossomed into a full flowering commitment fifty years ago during this sacred month of endings and beginnings. Beginnings and endings bending into a circle leave endless ripples that interlock.
I’m ...read more
I love you. Happy August!
Before I leap fully ahead into anticipating this final month of summer, I want to pause and dwell on some of the joys of July 2020.
My good friend Kerri came for a heart-to-heart visit, one on one, face to face. Because of my being ...read more
I love you. I feel your love. For clarity, as well as solace, I turn to the words of the sage Lao Tzu, who gave the insight, “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”
Your love gives me strength, and because I ...read more
I love you.
June is, indeed, busting out all over. I awaken every morning predawn with a fresh sense of anticipation, wonder, awe and enthusiasm. Mother Nature’s physical beauty has come to inspire, delight and teach.
Suddenly the frost is behind us and before us are warmer days, with ...read more
I love you. Because we have all been thrown into this pandemic, I am writing to you from the innermost recesses of my heart. I want to be worthy of your trust, as your sincere friend.
On March 12, an intimate few of us were at the Inn at Stonington ...read more
My heart expands to those of you in all corners of the globe. We are intertwined in this unprecedented universal health crisis. We are presented with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to think compassionately and act nobly, buoyed up by our courage of our commitment to play our part and do our ...read more
This is the shortest month with the theme of love; but every four years we are given a bonus day. Ah, a bonus day. Not a bonus check, not a reward for work we have preformed, but a spiritual grace note. A great deal of our ...
I hope your Christmas and the holidays were full of love, joy, peace and hope.
Happy New Year! 2020 will be a challenging year for all of us, in varying degrees and for a variety of paradoxical reasons. Personally, I don’t make New Year’s resolutions because ...read more