A magical Part II to the Kind Stranger Story

Dear Friends I’ve had so many responses to my story about the stranger who paid our bill yesterday. Thank you! How did I get so lucky to know so many wonderful people? I’m thinking about HOW I can get you all involved in something meaningful that we could do together. Thank you.  That’s not why I am writing though. Something even more wonderful happened after … Continue reading A magical Part II to the Kind Stranger Story

Have you heard of THE VAULT?

I want you to imagine for a second that you can tap into a VAULT. Inside the vault is a bunch of templates, all neatly filed and labeled. Templates for happinesss, vitality, prosperity and abundance. Everywhere you turn, more templates for creativity, joy, peace and all the other things us humans need and want in order to live a fulfilled life. What if I told … Continue reading Have you heard of THE VAULT?

How do you find YOUR purpose? It really isn’t rocket science

Writing comes easy to me. I started writing when I was 9.   I wrote a poem about a Tiger.  I got 0/10. Yes, zero!  I had never gotten zero before. The teacher cited “copying”.  She decided that my poem was so damn good, that I could only have copied it. That moment changed my life. Because instead of causing me to shrink in shame and embarassment, it … Continue reading How do you find YOUR purpose? It really isn’t rocket science

Dear Kids (A reflection from a greying Mama’s Heart)

Dear Kids Whilst no parent has all the answers and whilst this mama is constantly, still learning, know this for sure: You are never alone Travel is the best teacher “No” is a good word. Use it often. It’s particularly lovely when there’s a dead silence and you offer no explanations “Please” and “thank you” never goes out of fashion Water heals. Oceans. Tears. 2 … Continue reading Dear Kids (A reflection from a greying Mama’s Heart)

What makes YOU smile? (You are Enough)

I received an email last week telling me that my poem “YOU are enough” had been pinned to a wall. A real wall in a real office that did not belong to me (or any member of my family). Do you know what that means to someone like me?   Firstly, it sows panic. It feels like standing naked at a traffic light. Because, let’s … Continue reading What makes YOU smile? (You are Enough)