Wishes Fulfilled!

The greatest gift you have been given is the gift of your imagination.  Everything that now exists was once imagined.   Wayne Dyer Earth’s crammed with heaven,/ And every common bush afire with God;/ But only he who sees takes off his shoes, / The rest sit round it and pluck blackberries.  – Elizabeth Barrett Browning […] Read more »


  “The I in illness is isolation, and the crucial letters in wellness are we.”  ~Author unknown, as quoted in Mimi Guarneri, The Heart Speaks: A Cardiologist Reveals the Secret Language of Healing   During my Qigong retreat several weeks ago, I spent one session in tears.  It was an interesting experience that I think […] Read more »

The Little Red Hen

Before enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment; chop wood, carry water.     Zen Proverb We worked this week-end, all week-end.  We had ten cords of logs delivered and deposited between our house and our neighbor’s. We sawed, split, stacked and then cleaned the debris and took it away in two truckloads.  I felt like a […] Read more »

What Makes Us Rich?

Some days are diamonds, some days are stone.  John Denver I’m having a stone day. I don’t feel like thinking; I don’t feel like writing; I don’t even feel much like talking.  I am not depressed about anything.  I’m not upset.  I just don’t care.  Normally I would be worried about that but since we […] Read more »