Expectations and then some…

Just enjoyed re-reading “The Ugly Duckling” and accompanying commentary. It is remarkable to me how often so many will only be drawn to and acknowledge those of like kind. In all honesty, how many times do many of us run instinctively towards what is different from us? How many are more interested in staying with … Read more

Fairy Tales and such…

Fairy tales and myths fascinate me, as I know they do many writers. These stories after all, are often our first segue into the world of fantasy, lore, and legend. They are also our link to ancestors and even the archetypes buried in our psyche. Jung was of course, famously fascinated by them. Fairy tales … Read more

Change…

A tree in my yard, recently uprooted in some of the season’s storms. On inspection at its roots, was a large underground boulder. Though the tree looked strong and secure, hidden at its core was the element of its destruction. The boulder itself did not topple the tree however. The miniscule movement of the surrounding … Read more

Belonging…

Focus, keep your eye on the prize, be accepting of what the day has brought you, learn to relish the small things, dream big and you will achieve big, contentment comes from appreciation of the here and now… Do you ever feel like the advice out there is mind-boggling, never ending, and often seemingly contradictory? … Read more