Category Archives: Painful Thoughts

Life’s Amazing Teachers

Amazing Teachers I once met a woman who said that she was wary of people who said that their children were great teachers – because I had just told her that Dani was always teaching me lessons, even at her young age. This woman believed that all teaching/learning happened from the top down and she […]

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Knowledge vs. Enlightenment

Lifelong Learner I have always been a learner and have defined myself as a lifelong learner for decades. I LOVE to learn new things – even if I never apply them to life again, I took the time and learned something new. It’s really fun for me. I know how to make clothes, quilt, knit, […]

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The Four Agreements: A Book Review

This is the first of five posts that I’m writing based on the book, The Four Agreements by don Miguel Ruiz. Ruiz was raised in Mexico into a family of healers and is committed to sharing ancient Toltec wisdom with the world. I highly encourage you to read (or listen to) the book – it’s […]

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Clean and Dirty

I’ve done a lot of thinking about this topic lately. There is the option to really fall into a depression about what might be: I might die of the anesthesia. It’s possible, however unlikely, that I could die from melanoma. My daughter could be motherless. My husband a widower. My mom could lose her second daughter! […]

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