Today’s #LongerView sips from something larger-than-life, “The Grace of Acceptance.” It means accepting that what fuels our fire creates our circumstances, both chaos and constancy. It’s tricky, I think, learning the grace of acceptance. As always, I provide the swinging bench. Have a seat; I hope you enjoy the post. Thanks for stopping by.
This morning, I read a writer who found autoimmune disease or it found her, the war that never ends. The immune system fights the body’s battles until one day it no longer knows who the enemy is so everything becomes the enemy. It’s difficult not to appreciate that sentiment. Some battles rage so long everyone... Continue Reading →
While it seems impossible at first, you soon recognize that with everything there is a point of balance and you just have to find it. (Amy Tan) Experience has shown me that in each day a point of balance exists no matter how pervasive the impossible. I find my fulcrum in the unlikeliest of places.... Continue Reading →
Light seems to shine only in slivers these days but there is enough to wend my way through “the big squeeze” as Pema Chödrön calls it. We’ve all been between a rock and a hard spot, “caught with both the ‘upliftedness’ of our ideas and the rawness of what’s happening in front of our eyes.”... Continue Reading →