• Are you the leader of your life?

    The other day someone said to me, You’ve got it all figured out. While I appreciated the generosity of the thought, I was uncomfortable at the same time. My anti-guru warning light went on. I most certainly don’t have it all figured out. I don’t have all the answers. No one does. In fact, a […]

  • What are you discarding this time of year?

    Today is an Indian summer kind of day. While walking downtown, I think about why autumn is my favorite time of year over the other seasons. I think it’s the falling away that always seems to happen to me this time of year. Just like the trees shedding their leaves, these are the months I’m […]

  • Hibernating as a means of renewal

    What happened when I noticed my own version of hibernation

    Winter is here. And with it are short, dark days. Long nights. A perpetual blanket of snow on the ground. A cold that commands respect and settles in the bones. Bare trees and gray sky. Winter has me thinking about the ebb and flow of seasons and the natural course of things, like the instinctive […]