Category Archives: Satisfaction

Touchstone – Dots into Patterns

1 January 2016 For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice.  ~T. S. Eliot There’s been a rich and layered expanse of time for me this week, a tangible feeling of it … Continue reading

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A Primary Nutrient

22 December 2015 It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.  ~Mother Teresa When we were going through my mother’s things after her death, an old, wobbly Christmas decoration surfaced from a box she … Continue reading

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Unexpected Trips

6 October 2015 When you recognize that you will thrive not in spite of your losses and sorrow, but because of them, that you would not have chosen the things that happened in your life, but you are grateful for … Continue reading

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Touchstone – A Full Pantry

2 October 2015 It occurred to me that there were two sets of virtues, the résumé virtues and the eulogy virtues. The résumé virtues are the skills you bring to the marketplace. The eulogy virtues are the ones that are … Continue reading

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A Full Pantry

29 September 2015 Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.  ~Mahatma Gandhi   I love fall. Here in Northern California, the season has begun tiptoeing in, quietly slipping pomegranates and pumpkins in … Continue reading

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Go, Friend, Go!

22 September 2015 We could learn a lot from crayons; some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, while others bright, some have weird names, but they all have learned to live together in the same box.  ~Robert Fulghum … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Treasure Hunt

4 September 2015 I hope you’ll discover, as I have, that it’s not what lands you in the dark woods that defines you, but what you do to make it out. – Joseph Luzzi, In a Dark Wood Last night … Continue reading

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