Today is January 10, 2019. It is 3am. Two weeks ago I arrived in Texas to move my daughter into the next phase of her life. Accompanied by husband, my daughter and my dog Charlie, our little caravan arrived – my husband in my daughter’s car, everyone else in mine, with both cars loaded to … Continue reading Adjusting to the Empty Spaces
The other day I saw a picture of someone I know moving their child into college. I haven’t seen them for some time. Our kids used to play together when they were little, but kids grow up and life changes. Seeing the image took me back to a conversation we had several years earlier. I … Continue reading But are you happy?
For most of my life, I was a perfectionist. My OCD was legendary. I was born into a people-pleasing existence and learned early on to keep everything in its place, both inside and out. My earliest memory of creating art was met with, “You’ve made such a mess!” My inner artist went underground and didn’t … Continue reading Embracing my mess
It is easy to feel small, to think we are just one person, to believe we lack the power to produce positive change. It can be disheartening, what is happening in our world. But in truth, we have more power than we give ourselves credit for. One change – just one – can make a … Continue reading The Need for Connection
“Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.” ― Rumi One morning during my regular reading and writing time, I came across this message, “Old and negative habits, patterns and beliefs are being replaced with new, more positive ones.” I was struck by this message because it wasn’t telling me to replace the … Continue reading More Than a Cosmic Burp
Welcome to my blog. First post is up!
Hello all! I wanted to let you know that I'm putting on my big girl pants and launching my official writer blog. I would love to have you follow me here. Thank you so much for reading and following! Love and light, Karen An update...for whatever reason, WordPress isn't functioning right today and my link … Continue reading Time for a change