Monthly Archives: April 2011

Making Room

Last winter I had the privilege of taking a class in Heart Rythym Meditation. It’s a way of meditating that connects your breath with your heartbeat. A few days into the class I noticed I was having chest pains, not … Continue reading

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What Season Are You?

We had snow the other day. Yes, April 18. Snow. Mercifully it melted on the sidewalks, but it stayed on the grass and in the garden for a few hours. Talk about letdown. Even the daffodils, with their usually optimistic … Continue reading

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The Space Between

One of the most uncomfortable places is not the Thanksgiving dinner table after you’ve eaten too much. It’s the Waiting Space, the time between an interview and notification on whether you got the job. The days spent waiting for test … Continue reading

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What’s Joy Got To Do With It?

Sometimes we have the good fortune to know someone who makes the most of his/her life. A friend recently told me about her great aunt and how joyful she was. People filled her funeral to overflowing, and everyone told wonderful … Continue reading

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The Flip Side to Not Wasting Time

As I wrote in the previous post, when faced with the prospect of ovarian cancer, I sent out a foxhole prayer: “God, please don’t let me waste another day of my life.” That led me to stop doing things that … Continue reading

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