Reaching out for you…

7- Day Music Challenge…. Day number 2. Lay me down by Sam Smith   Lyrics Yes I do, I believe That one day I will be, where I was Right there, right next to you And it’s hard, the days just seem so dark The moon, and the stars, are nothing without you Your touch,Continue reading “Reaching out for you…”

City lights

I have made many friends blogging by sharing stories, opinion, and insights with people from all around the world. Writing has taught me many things. The people I have met along the journey has been significantly healing. Their feedback, challenge, and friendship grounds the writing experience making it rich. Along the journey, I met anContinue reading “City lights”

Peace of mind

Close your eyes and think for a minute in total silence of the most peaceful place in your home. You can do it go ahead now Imagine that place in your head. Remember every inch of it. The smell of the place maybe how it looks. Describe it with your feelings. How does that placeContinue reading “Peace of mind”

Where you lead, I can follow

I was facilitating a meeting this afternoon of a team of amazing leaders. I assembled this team to work on implementing a grant that we received to bring primary health care to people living with mental illness. It is always significant to the members to be part of such a nobel team trying to doContinue reading “Where you lead, I can follow”

Will someone change the diaper?

Heard the funniest analogy that I simply cannot get out of my head. I was raising money for a project I am leading,  a new health center for our community. The meetings with philanthropists, foundations and grant applications are too many to count at this point. The need in our community swells beyond comprehension. Honestly,Continue reading “Will someone change the diaper?”

Presence and intent

As I stumbled to the coffee pot the white board on the refrigerator stopped me. The white board is the white shiny surface with multiple color markers like the ones you see hanging in corporate offices. In the office you might see the agency vision, the strategy and all the plans for the company to prosperContinue reading “Presence and intent”

Paper cup

As I get older weekends and days off from work are as busy and stressful as going to work. In fact, I have found after being off from work that I need to go back to find feel peace or normality. If you think about this it is pretty pathetic. You know the typical morning, yourContinue reading “Paper cup”

Turn the page, I can’t drive 55

Saturday is the best day of the week. I am taking a break from cooking for a party tonight. I have a few minutes while the homemade bread raises so here I am at the keyboard. I am always reflective when I am cooking for a party. I keep menus from my past parties paintingContinue reading “Turn the page, I can’t drive 55”

Mindful Monday meets Twenty-Five Seven.

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Twenty-Five Seven.” There is no question that when the year gets rocking, school, work, family, events, fundraising the challenges are endless. All the self-help books discuss time management and how to better prioritize tasks that need to be accomplished. BOO HA! Did you ever want to shout: “WillContinue reading “Mindful Monday meets Twenty-Five Seven.”