Come on, I know you have one. Maybe you didn’t even realize it till you looked back across your life and thought, “Oh yeah, I could do that.” That being … Continue reading What is your superpower?
(Eating in the pandemic time) My mother was 11 when Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind was published. It was 1936 and the Great Depression had thrown the world into … Continue reading As God is my witness…
How can I make this work? I’d like to claim a spot among Believers because it’s November and a lovely time to sense a consciousness within the blustering wind, the … Continue reading God hypothesis
Whenever I get into a contemplative mood, I wind up grappling with God. My brain is burdened with the images of a Catholic youth. I’m stuck with monotheism’s mental model … Continue reading My “God” problem
We admire people of lifelong passion–musicians, scientists, humanitarians, athletes. Nevermind that, up close, single-minded obsessives can be both unhappy and hard to live with. What is your passion? I’ve always … Continue reading Curiosity
After delving into the stories of my ancestor-women, I saw that these stout-hearted, independent souls had given me the gift of their practical wisdom. I think of it as “moxie.” … Continue reading Wisdom from my foremothers
I was going to tell you about this online curriculum I signed up for, but I wound up pulling out my diagram of the S-curves of Life.* This is the … Continue reading When Your Groove is Gone