Grateful Right Now

As an early member of the Baby Boomer generation, I took pride in dreaming big.  I was preoccupied with a yet unborn future and found it easy to escape into the dream world of my longings. I remember Robert Kennedy sharing these words from George Bernard Shaw at a rally at the University of Washington six weeks before his assassination: “You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But … Continue reading Grateful Right Now »

An Old Man’s Prayer

“For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.” ~  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , I’ve been thinking a lot about aging. I sometimes wake up feeling sad about the unrelenting deterioration of my body. Movements once simple are now painful. I don’t: hear as well, … Continue reading An Old Man’s Prayer »

The Cracks In Our Lives

  Stop and think about it for a moment — how many times have you wondered whether your life has proceeded as it should have? Whether you are too flawed? Whether you have been in line with what your purpose may be?  I’m thinking of those times when suddenly, or not so suddenly, you feel totally useless and without grounding. Kind of like a leaky … Continue reading The Cracks In Our Lives »