Mindful parenting

The Benefits of Mindful Parenting

One of the best parts of raising my girls in a mindful way is being able to spend time with them as young adults and see them reflecting that teaching. I had that very joy this weekend with Kayle as we did the pilgrimage to El Santuario de Chimayo in New Mexico. It was a very […]

I think I can, I think I can!

Chug, chug, chug! Puff, puff, puff! I think I can, I think I can! “The Little Engine that Could”…that was my favorite book when I was five and I remember the words like it was yesterday. Those words define how I live my life to this day. So you see, it does matter what you read […]

“If I Only Had a Heart”

“If I only had a heart…” I just love the Wizard of Oz. It is a beautiful movie with many spiritual undertones. “If I only had a heart” makes me wonder…and just when did the Tin Man lose the connection to his heart? Did he lose it when his parents told him to toughen up? Did […]

You Are My Sunshine

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine You make me happy when skies are grey  I woke up this morning singing that song-remembering my mom singing it to me often so many years ago. She has been gone for nearly 30 years but when I sing that song I can still feel the vibration of […]