Month: February 2009

what we love

Too often our to-do lists become all we see. We wake thinking of what needs doing. We fall to sleep with worry over what’s unfinished. Through the day, we’re reminded of this or that little task around the house or office. We become what we do. As children, we had pretty much one goal in…


internal tenants

I’ve heard it said many times that I shouldn’t “let other me people rent space in my head.” It’s one of them pithy sayings that sounds immediately true and helpful, but ultimately ends up being wrong. It’s wrong because it’s nearly impossible. The tasks and the worries that swirl around my brain usually center themselves…


the clear unknown

Years past, when I wrote everyday, I had a clearer sense of who I was writing to. Amidst the turmoil surrounding, real or imagine, I found refuge in writing to as yet unknown twins of spirt, the people I had longed to hear from my whole life. Having found a few of these, the need…