Journal With Me: Reaching Out

Journal With Me: Reaching Out

Recently I reconnected with a friend I hadn’t been in touch with since early college days. We knew each other as little kids through our late teens. We spent the summers in the same little town, both working for the recreation department as swim instructors, dishing...
How Can You Reconnect This Fall?

How Can You Reconnect This Fall?

It really feels good to be connected with friends, family, community. And these past six months have been a challenge, even for an introvert like me. We’ve had to be creative to stay connected. It’s been great to be able to “visit” with friends while walking socially...
Journal with Me: Kindness

Journal with Me: Kindness

Kindness matters. I bet you can remember an act of kindness somebody did for you, even something really small that made a difference.  Maybe it lifted your mood on a hard day, got you through a challenging moment or period in your life, or helped you move forward in a...
Journal With Me – Moments of Awe

Journal With Me – Moments of Awe

AWE. We know what it feels like but it’s hard to pin down. Awe is both mysterious and complex. And awe can be a tiny moment or something grand. For example, witnessing my children’s first steps or my grandparents holding hands under the dinner table, seeing a pod of...
Find Awe and Wonder Wherever You Are

Find Awe and Wonder Wherever You Are

Three weeks ago my husband and I returned to Wellfleet Massachusetts, a place that we’ve visited together for 40 years (I longer than that). For me Wellfleet means home and in its peaceful, beautiful environment, I feel joy, wonder and awe.  It wasn’t an easy decision...
Journal With Me – Moments of Awe

Journal With Me: When do you feel most connected?

I believe that if I want to feel deep connection with others I need to be deeply connected to myself, who I am, and what I stand for or believe. That doesn’t mean I cannot be connected to people who don’t believe what I believe, in fact the opposite. When I know who I...