It lives in a place that’s beyond social conditioning.
Occasionally I run into someone who tells me that he or she is a good writer, and for whatever reason, this has happened to me recently with two former graduate students. With both of them (bless their hearts), I thought, “huh?” To my mind, neither of these individuals are good writers. Smart, capable, creative, interesting, [ Read more … ]
The daisies aren’t worried about what the worms or bees are doing; they’re not comparing themselves to the trees; and they’re not trying to take care of the sun. Because fullness is a full time job. “I am in my fullness. I am so full that I can’t stop to worry about other people. [ Read more … ]
Ivanka Trump was widely panned for suggesting that busy mothers should get regular massages, because for many of us that’s just not realistic. I myself, have never been into meditating. And if I don’t like something, I’m not going to end up doing it. A friend says that people always tell her to slow down, [ Read more … ]
Many years ago during the summer after I received my PhD, I stood on the mountain overlooking Berkeley and the bay. It was late at night, with a brilliant, star-filled sky. I gazed out over the city and Bay and committed to myself that I was going to live a creative life. Creativity was going [ Read more … ]