Dichotomies Within Without Should I be silent or should I shout? Voices beg for attention That perfect note The chord that pulls you in A powerful tug rolling me under Pleasure pains forgetting Not forgotten My hearts desire Unlawful But why not carry on? Throw it out on fertile ground A season of flowering Fragrant... Continue Reading →
When you can't stand the endless cycle of suffering anymore, you begin to Awaken. ~ Eckhart Tolle As Eckhart Tolle says, when you have had enough you being to Awaken. How long do we have to wait though until that time comes? Wouldn't it be great if we could be aware enough to spot... Continue Reading →
I am a mother. I have a mother. I have raised a mother. Mother’s are not to be overlooked, or taken for granted. Motherhood is a sacred role that should be celebrated (as it is) and revered, taught and honored. As a mother I celebrate myself I raised two incredible humans. Our path was unusual... Continue Reading →
“Fortune cookie wisdom” is that Yoda-like knowledge that seems to be everywhere… if you are paying attention, and yes, even inside the common fortune cookie.
When you work for yourself, are single, an empty nester, or just solo for a time, keeping your perspective while dealing with all your stuff in 24-hour chunks can be challenging. This is your daily life that you have chosen, you have crafted it to look like the way you want to live and work.... Continue Reading →
It is a funny thing to think about all the masks we wear, and why we chose the ones we do. What role do these masks play in our lives anyway....?
Life is weird, funny haha, strange, challenging, beautiful, painful, hard. Recently I had a talk with my life coach, Dr K, and I made the statement “life was unfolding beautifully”. He then asked me, “...what is life when it is not beautiful?”. Hummm. I answered “...it is life!” Dr K: “Is it a different life... Continue Reading →
When the pain and the piano keys need no voice to carry the ache of the loss you felt the moment you laid eyes on the one you can never hold in the morning. ~ C.S [Christina Strigas] Beautiful things come out of horrible situations. I know for a fact. Out of sadness you... Continue Reading →
Where do we place the blame for our pain from the past? Good question huh? When we are feeling the pain from our past we so want to blame it on something other than ourselves and nurture the fantasy of our wrong-doer to plot out and imagine revenge. We want our pain to go away... Continue Reading →
“Regret is unnecessary. Think before you act.” ~ William Shockley, Physicist How many times have you blurted out something in anger, or frustration only to wish that you had kept your mouth shut and your opinion to yourself? OMG! It happens to me too frequently, leaving me embarrassed and apologizing or feeling like poo! In... Continue Reading →
Along your journey don't be misdirected by a blind curve. Keep moving forward, stay focused, stay in awareness, and always walk in love. Wishing a very happy, blessed and safe Memorial Day weekend to you all! Much love and abiding peace - Sandy
I work alone (mostly) and travel frequently. Sometimes after a long trip when I have been working, I bring home with me more longing for connection and love than ever before. Funny, you can feel more alone in a large, populated place like NYC than a small town. Everywhere you look there are opportunities for... Continue Reading →
Here is the third writing that I have written as of late inspired by the word 'ONE' . In my journey of self discovery and awareness, this [word] sticks with me. I am NO expert, but what I FEEL about it is that there is a mystical and healing power in centering down within our hearts and... Continue Reading →