Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith. ~Henry Ward Beecher Yesterday I received a phone call from the Intake Coordinator at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital: my older son’s application for intake into their Eating Disorder . . .
Every action of your life touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity. ~Edwin Hubbell Chapin Over the weekend I searched Next Door under “In Search Of” (ISO), it is like a game, looking for people who are looking for things that I am trying to get rid or/pass along in my journey toward . . .
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are. ~ Roy Disney Last week when I went in to see my doctor, she asked me how I was doing. “Overwhelmed. I think ‘overwhelmed’ is my word for this year” I told her. My doctor is kind; she told me that this was normal: my body . . .
Change always comes bearing gifts. ~Price Pritchett Last week when I went to the doctor’s office for treatment, I told the Erica, the physician’s assistant that I was planning a trip to the UK in May; I had made the decision to go last October when I had a feeling a part of me was missing: I had . . .
When the world says, "Give up," Hope whispers, "Try it one more time." ~Author Unknown Three weeks ago, I received an email invitation from Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford: YCHU Lecture: How the Other Half Eats: Sensitive, Fearful and Low Appetite Problems in Youths. I scanned over . . .
Whatever we do lays a seed in our deepest consciousness, and one day that seed will grow. ~Sakyong Mipham My younger son was upset with me last week as we drove off for a “Mom and Me” outing to Santa Cruz. He was out of school for Ski Week and we had made plans to do something each day leading . . .
Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart. ~William Wordsworth This piece is dedicated to my friend Roxanne, who always provides support, love, and encouragement and who's not afraid to call it as she sees it. I love connecting with others and find it very rewarding to communicate . . .
Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness, to pull another hand into the light. ~Norman B. Rice Over the past few days, the early morning temperature has been hovering in the mid-‘30s; I don’t like these low temperatures and the feeling of being cold from head to toe. I’ve always . . .
“You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.” ― Dr. Seuss Last week when I sat down to work on my scheduled “15 minutes of decluttering", I wasn’t looking forward to cleaning out two stacked Crate and Barrel baskets that were full of artwork, cards and . . .
Get mad, then get over it. ~Colin Powell A few weeks ago, when took my younger son in for neurotherapy, I shared the positive strides we'd seen since he started treatment with Erica, one of the office staff. I had just written "Successful Communication" and was feeling good about the results . . .