Quote: Courage

Don’t be too timid or squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson... (read more)

Greetings from Kripalu!

Dear Readers: My apologies for the sparse posts of late. I am currently away at a yoga and meditation center called Kripalu, creating my own... (read more)

Expecting Snow?

Here, in New England, we’re expecting snow today, which made me recall this simple zen proverb: “No snowflake ever falls in the wrong place.” Stay... (read more)

Quote: Happiness is an Element

“Happiness is not an elusive bird, perched high near the ceiling, which, with the help of more or less complicated ladders, you have to work... (read more)

Quote: Make More Mistakes

If I had my life to live over again, I’d dare to make more mistakes next time. I’d relax. I would limber up. I would... (read more)

Quote: Fear

I don’t run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run toward it because the only way to escape fear is to... (read more)

Quote: Rumi

“Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder.” -Rumi... (read more)

Quote: Care of the Soul

“It takes a broad vision to know that a piece of the sky and a chunk of the earth lie lodged in the heart of... (read more)

Quote: Hard Work

“Heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight but, while their companions slept, they were toiling upward in the night.”... (read more)

Quote: Failure

“A man should never be ashamed to say he has been wrong, which is but saying in other words that he is wiser today than... (read more)

Quote: Letting Go

“But what is letting go? I think we don’t understand it at all. We’ve got this idea of something trapped that we’ve got to set... (read more)

Quote: Mary Oliver

Wild Geese You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert,... (read more)

Quote: Guillaume Apollinaire

Come to the edge We can’t, we are afraid Come to the edge We can’t, we will fall Come to the edge They came And... (read more)

Quote: Loss

“Your absence has gone through me like thread through a needle. Everything I do is stitched with its color.” -W.S. Merwin I found this quote... (read more)

Friday, I’m in Love: Meryl Streep, Pencil Skirts, & Summer

I am love with the most recent movie I saw Julie & Julia and now feel compelled to imitate Julia Child each time I take... (read more)
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