Permission to Close Your Eyes
Spring, Poetry, Relationships, Self Care, Transitions
If you close your eyes
You will hear who I am
You will hear in me
Permission to Enjoy the White Gloves
The gloves started their work on me. Started me thinking of my grandmothers from a different perspective. The gloves seemed to symbolize a time forgotten, a sensibility to social mores; yet also the strength of these women to pave the way for my generation.
Permission to Discover a Red Rose
A perfect red rose! Stuck there on my way home from taking my son to school, a perfect red rose in the bushes.
Permission to Let Go of It
Winter, Family, Relationships, Self Care, Work
You choose what you hold onto to. Hold onto that which gives you joy.
Permission to Admit Temporary Defeat
Winter, Self Care, Transitions, Work
What if by trying and being “defeated” by whatever the challenges are in any particular situation keeps us trying? Doing it again until we get it “right.”
Permission to Acknowledge it’s Only in Your Hand, Not in Your Hair!
Often life blesses us in ways we can see only if we take a broader view. Count your blessings, name them one by one.
Permission to Change the L.E.N.S.
Your “life lens” shapes you, your life and your experiences. Change the way you see your life and your life will change.
Permission to Surrender
You can still ask the question of Life “is there more for me to do?” Even in this question you still have to surrender some space in your mind and heart to hear the answer.
Permission to Be-Ing
Expectations of who and what we are meant to be engulf us like a wave against the shore, constantly modeling our behavior, thoughts, feelings, and ability to discover just who we would be if be-ing where the only thing we needed to do.
Permission to Mourn
Winter, Family, Self Care, Transitions, Work
Mourning is real. It is not solely for those caught in an accident recorded on the news feed. It is for all of us who have lost something precious be it a business, a friend, a child or a parent.
Permission to Have a Bad Day
There is no hiding from the yin and yang of life. There are days that are dark. Days that feel as if the weight in your heart will bring it down to your toes. Even the brightest stars in our societal sky have such dark days that some of them choose to end the suffering instead of trying to walk through it.
Permission to Be Alone and Connected
In the seeming void of aloneness is where we start our journey of permission based living. It seems an odd place to start, one most folks feel is sad, depressing, a sign of...