Magic describes what happens when you take a word you use all the time and give it time and attention so it glitters with new meaning. It’s that alchemical act of turning the pedestrian into remarkable.
Synchronicity, Serendipity, Kindness, and Angels
Whether we call it God or the Universe or synchronicity or the helping hands of angels, in recent weeks, in a time of tragedy for Texas, when the lives and well-being of 800,00 Dreamers are in jeopardy, we have all witnessed the ...
STAND UP NOW!
Feminist sculptor and performance artist, Hannah Wilke, once told an interviewer, “When I stand up for myself, I stand up for all women.” I thought of her statement a few days ago when I overheard my ...
Ready to Regroup?
In August, I try to prepare myself for first week of school. While Shira gathers school supplies and reading lists, I make a plan to re-enter my work. But every year that plan fails. Every year I have to remind myself what it takes to ...
More Strategies for Staying Sane While the President Goes Nuts
The news has been ugly lately, terrifying at times. It's hard to turn away and yet necessary if we are going to keep our minds healthy and our work on track.