I have yet to watch the highly-regarding Ted Talk on this topic by Sir Ken Robinson. But this very question evokes so much for me. I have often wondered if I would have started writing if my dad didn't die when I was 21. If I would have blossomed creatively in my 20s, had this … Continue reading Does School Kill Creativity?
This past Sunday morning I stopped mid-sentence, telling my daughter, "We're going to..." I was multi-tasking so I paused to regroup my thoughts. (It was mother's day yesterday—after all that's what mamas do!). My 3-year-old daughter replied, "Where are we going?": And I explained the idiom to her. We weren't actually going anywhere. But then … Continue reading Mindful Nugget: Immersing in Your Present Activity
As humans we are constantly evolving. Often change is so minuscule, so incremental, that we do not notice it. When I was pregnant with my daughter 4 years ago, I kept bracing myself for the evolution that would come when I became a mother. As if my self-expression would go away. I would no longer … Continue reading Mother’s Day 2021
I think G-d thought that if he made things easier for us, it would make cultivating a spiritual connection more accessible. Like: less time in the field, farm, or coal mine and more time to thank Him for the abundance that wehave. We’re not busy washing our clothes in rivers or grinding our own wheat. I … Continue reading Bills, Bills, Bills: The Ease of Digital Bill Pay
You want me to slow down, But I'm just too busy You want me to turn around But I'm too far down The path My reaction seems like wrath ambition confused with rudeness excuse me for my crudeness Got a life to live mouths to feed Can't stop rocking Not for you, not for me … Continue reading Too Busy to Slow Down: Jazz Rap
happy girl just wants to see the good cherishes sunshine and friendly souls learned the hard way that ppl don't care as much about her as she does them happy girl just wants to do the right thing Get the job done Do well in school, at work Cross her t's and dot her i's … Continue reading happy girl