Steer Your Own Ship

“We all create the person we become by our choices as we go through life.” So wrote Eleanor Roosevelt in 1960 in You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life, a book that remains relevant today. Ouch. Salt-on-a-cut ouch. But here’s the thing. There’s no need to focus on the salt, on theContinue reading “Steer Your Own Ship”

Rituals for Healing

It was, like an old friend at a high school reunion, unrecognizable at first.   Those I love had assured me that it existed.   And so, day after day, I trusted the rituals I knew would save me.   I walked the treads of my shoes smooth. Wrote in my journal, crying myself dry.Continue reading “Rituals for Healing”

Creating Your Future

  What if—like a spider— creating and re-creating were necessary for your survival?   Would you doubt your ability to weave an intricate, magnificent web?   Would you be too busy or say you don’t have the skills?   Or would you realize that, like the spider, everything you need to create your web comes fromContinue reading “Creating Your Future”