For Your Eyes Only

For Your Eyes Only

The world as we know it is filtered through our beliefs and expectations. This makes the world predictable but also unremarkable. This idea is best expressed in the quote: “We do not see things as they are, but as we are.” This is both good and bad news: It is bad news because we limit the world to our own limitations. It is good news because we can change the world we live in by broadening our perception of it. What is your background expectation of life? Of the world? of others?

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Mother's Day

Mother's Day

Happy Mother’s Day. My mother passed away in 2011 at age 82. I wrote this letter to my Mom on Mother’s Day, May 13, 2018 to be read today, Mother’s Day, May 12, 2019. If you were free to speak from the heart to your mother, what would you say to her or ask her? This is the beauty of writing: it gives you the freedom to say what you need to say or to imagine what is in the heart of another, even if the person is no longer with you.

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