This past week I was nostalgic, thinking of the last week of September in 2017 when I was in Iona, Scotland. Each day I've remembered what our group of forty retreat participants were doing. There are things that I learned there that have stayed with me. That Saturday before we checked in at the Abbey, … Continue reading Live Boldly!
Last Monday night, I left the therapy session feeling satisfied that I'd said what I needed to say and realizing that those sessions aren't for the faint of heart. There have been plenty of times when I would have benefitted from a therapist, a trained professional that would've helped me sort out my life; but … Continue reading Anxiety to Gratitude: Making a Switch
Over the past few days, I've felt a longing for Iona, Scotland. It has been two years since I traveled there on my Solo Journey, the first to an international pilgrimage site. I chose that island located in the Inner Hebrides to attend a week at The Abbey. There I joined forty other participants in … Continue reading Serendipitous Friend: Treasure from Iona
My grandson Baker is 16 months old. For him, the world is a wide-open classroom of exploration. He’s as interested in how to use a screwdriver to put batteries in his toy as he is in the smell of a flower. Everything fascinates him. He hasn't lived long enough to put limits on himself, to … Continue reading No Limits: “I Did It!”