melting

I almost cry so many times this week.  Poems are finding me.  Teachings are finding me.  Conversations-at-just-the-right-moment are finding me.  Kindness is finding me.  I am not looking, but there they are, offering themselves.  And so I almost cry so many times.  And then I do cry. The air is crisp, the sun gloriously bright.  There’s nothing else to say on that account.  It … Continue reading melting

Gratitude Week 2021

So many gratitudes.  Here are but a few… for the morning cup of tea or coffee, depending…for this beginning, this comfort, this ritual for my little family…for these three, who know me better than anyone in the world, who love me for extended family…for friends, for kindred…for yoga and writing students…for neighbors…for all these people whose … Continue reading Gratitude Week 2021

softer all around

I drive to spend the afternoon with my son.  We hike.  We get pizza for dinner.  It’s a good day. I spend time with wonderful women every day this week.  At the yoga studio.  In October’s The Quiet Page session (these women work magic).  In a Zoom conversation with a lovely and gentle friend.  These women – all of them – fill my heart. … Continue reading softer all around