Monthly Archives: February 2014

Just the right balance. What does that look like?

The most delicious days on my calendar are those that have some breathing room sprinkled in amongst activities I’ve planned. Getting just the right balance is a tricky maneuver. It’s rather like riding my bike with no hands. It feels … Continue reading

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Why do I despair and then thank the potholes in my life?

“Every difficulty in life presents us with an opportunity to turn inward and to invoke our own submerged inner resources. The trials we endure can and should introduce us to our strengths.” – Epictetus, The Art of Living (A New … Continue reading

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Staring down the mammo biopsy monsters

Friday night at the women’s retreat, Barbara Crafton urged us that “now is the time to erect a spiritual life – don’t’ wait until tragedy strikes, because it strikes us all”. As I heard these words, my Monday annual mammogram … Continue reading

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