Split in Two (when no decision is a decision)

  June 21, 2019 Dear Friends, My sister Marilyn recently traveled to Scotland and sent me a photo of the "Praying Hands of Mary" (see photo above) which is located in the longest glen of Scotland, Glen Lyon.  It is also known as "Fionn's Rock" and the legend is that Celtic hero Fionn MacCumhaill (Finn … Continue reading Split in Two (when no decision is a decision)

Intelligent Disobedience (How to be a happy contrarian)

For many years I drove a portion of the Pacific Coast Highway every evening on my way home, and would regularly come upon scenes matching the opening photo. I felt very blessed, of course, and in my imagination, dark clouds partially obscuring the glory of the sun were a metaphor. It symbolized, for me, that … Continue reading Intelligent Disobedience (How to be a happy contrarian)

Rays of Light, Rays of Hope (making crises work for us)

Dear Friends, My family members and I are always looking for rays of light in the photos we take. Sometimes the light rays are streaking and peaking through branches of trees; at other times they are luminous emanations splayed from clouds. We like to imagine that the light beams are visitations from our loved ones, … Continue reading Rays of Light, Rays of Hope (making crises work for us)