“Tell a wise person, or else keep silent, because the mass man will mock it right away. I praise what is truly alive; what longs to be burned to death.” Goethe Passion lives on the edges. Passionate people do too.
What is wonder I wonder? curiosity astonishment amazement awe puzzlement ponder bewilderment All of this comes before wisdom…. Good to know. Thanks, Socrates.
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? TS Eliot I am yearning for wisdom and understanding today. I find myself weary with all of the facts and information flying around in my head…and in the room. I am tiring of the shrill data and […]
I am collecting stories from some exceptional women that I know and love. These are women who have lived long and endured much. They have raised children, maintained homes, and created careers. They have cooked meals and made executive decisions. They have been proud their achievements. They have been disappointed by the choices made […]
Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole accepts him or her. Lao Tzu Challenging myself to sit with the acceptance of what is and without the approval of another. Join me? Image: Sitting […]
” You are unique, and if that is not fulfilled, then something has been lost.” Martha Graham One of my favorite ways to explore art is to create a large canvas of mixed color and then discover within it the “pictures” that I find. This is how I found the image of this post. I […]
What makes a woman wise? What has made you wise? What is wisdom?
After moving away from the life, marriage and home I had known for nearly twenty-five years, I cried everyday for five years. I feel so stupid saying that now. But if you were to ask my daughter, my husband (who actually married me during the crying years—Big story; explain later), my friends, my mom and […]
Let’s vote and see which one wins. The most difficult poppy field for you to cross is__________________? A. Fear B. Anxiety C. What other people will say D. Feeling overwhelmed E. Frustration F. Other (Fill in the blank) Me? D
Have you noticed that whenever you begin a big venture the idea of it seems really easy as you get started? It doesn’t matter if it is painting a room, writing a book, or having a baby. At the beginning it feels so doable, so possible, so simple. You can actually see that room decorated […]