Category Archives: Thriving

Leap into the void

During my transition from single-parent-homeowner-commuter-office-worker to itinerant sailor, I often said that the process was a kind of suicide, a killing off of an old life, of what no longer served me, of the person I had been. Like one … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, sailing, Thriving | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Soul like an inner activist

“What if the soul is like an inner activist, disrupting your status quo, creating imbalance, finding nourishment in illness, moving you not only into light but also the dark, and leaving you unsure of your most cherished beliefs?” These are … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Thriving | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bigger than me

A sweet friend is going through divorce, feeling overwhelmed with the tasks of re-entering the workforce, household and auto maintenance, finances, grocery shopping, meal planning, cooking, general parenting and dealing with the kids’ emotional fallout. Solo. I have a good … Continue reading

Posted in Thriving | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The depth of her strength

Long ago a tender, loving and trusting fairy child was born into a spellbound family. Under an age-old curse, her parents could not love. In an attempt to break the spell, the girl gave up large portions of her Self: … Continue reading

Posted in Thriving | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Tami’s own special way

Late last week I received an update about Tami, the young teen in my post, “A Girl I Don’t Know,” and about the teen group in general. The news touched my heart and soul, bringing forth tears of gratitude and … Continue reading

Posted in Thriving | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

A girl I don’t know

Today I am thinking about a girl I don’t know, but whom I met the other day. I spoke to this girl for about an hour. She didn’t say anything to me, and only looked at me a little. But … Continue reading

Posted in Thriving | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments