Letting Go and Finding Grace

Menopause is teaching me about the benefits of disengaging. I’m not talking about disappearing, but more about learning how to engage with more of the real me. Or so my older women friends tell me. It’s brand new territory for me. An engaging, some say magnetic quality to my personality has taken a lead role […]

My Journey

The Journey, by Mary Oliver: One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice— though the whole house began to tremble and you felt the old tug at your ankles. ‘Mend my life!’ each voice cried. But you didn’t stop. You knew […]


‘Confession is a stripping away of protection, the telling of a truth which might once have seemed like a humiliation, become suddenly a gateway, an entrance to solid ground; even a first step home. To confess is to free oneself, not only by admitting a sin or an omission, but to profess a deeper allegiance, […]