Category Archives: Mindfulness

Seek to fulfill your purpose each day

Last week in my mussar study group, we discussed the soul-trait of “moderation,” neither too much nor too little of any one action or thing.  Interestingly, the next trait we’ll be studying is “responsibility,” which is taken to mean “bearing … Continue reading

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Making choices

That’s it! I have finally had it with my schedule.  Today I went to a morning spiritual group meeting where I hadn’t had enough time beforehand to prepare and do the reading and so I didn’t get from it what … Continue reading

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Where on earth…

… have you been??? I know, I know, and I’m sorry.  Some things have had to give, you know? I am thinking through a great many things the past couple of weeks. Adorable. On doing too much: In my small … Continue reading

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New Years resolutions and other impossible standards

My 2016 accomplishments: 86 blog posts Read 73 books – faves were The Light Between Oceans,History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, From Silk to Silicon: The Story of Globalization Through Ten … Continue reading

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On the phases of life

It seems like a big shift is coming.  Sweet Girl is finally at an age where I feel most similar to who I was and where I was in life before I got pregnant.  That’s about 9 years! I guess … Continue reading

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Why connection is so important

I am writing this on Sweet Girl’s 8th birthday.  I have learned more from being a parent of this child than I’d guess she has learned from me, though who really knows how much we take of each other.  The … Continue reading

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