Archive for July 2013

Petting the Lizard

I’ve been thinking so much in the last few days about the inner lizard – in essence – a funny label for the part of us connected with the deepest, most primitive part of our brain. The reptilian brain. It’s a part of us which is much slower to be neuroplastic than other parts –…

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If you knew you were dying…

Way back in the day when I was an inspired teenager working at the old Golden Braid Bookstore on Broadway, I used to love to write inspiring quotes in various places to inspire us behind the counter. One line has never stopped touching me as intensely as the first time I read it and wrote…

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Inner Divestment & Positivity

Oh, blessed rain! On the porch earlier this morning, the sound of rain dripping from gutters, the quiet of a holiday morning when people are not rushing off to places… a favorite line from Mary Oliver comes to mind: “Good Morning, Good Morning, Good Morning! Watch now how I start the day in happiness, in…

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