Can You Trust Yourself in the Midst of Change?

Can You Trust Yourself in the Midst of Change?

I left the world of finance and academia and entered the woo-woo world of flower essences. This was an abrupt and dramatic shift.  I felt like an outcast on both sides of the great divide. Stripped of a title, without a clearly defined job, I struggled to explain what...
Are You Struggling Against the Flow of Life

Are You Struggling Against the Flow of Life

I teach high school children leadership and I didn’t feel that I could teach my kids to “Lift Someone Up” if I couldn’t do that myself. I decided therefore, that I would help Kishore sell a few of his paintings- -just enough to help him stand on his own two feet so he...
Can You Make Space for the Flow of Life?

Can You Make Space for the Flow of Life?

A few years after she met him at the gallery, Kishore came to my mother asking for financial help to pay for the brochures and gallery costs for his first solo show. My mother called me, like she did the time before. Then, she had bought his big painting for me. Now,...
Are You Open to Your Creative Flow?

Are You Open to Your Creative Flow?

It was not rush hour, yet the streets were packed with cars and drivers shuttling the women of the house to work, shopping and the clubs. My mother would jostle with the drivers for parking, maneuvering her little red car into an impossibly tight parking space. It had...
Flowing with Life

Flowing with Life

According to the dictionary, reverence is a feeling of awe, wonder, and respect. When I first discovered this word, I asked myself, do you feel this way about your life? Do you sense that your life is amazing, miraculous? Are you filled with wonder? I had to answer,...