Growing in Patience

June 15 2012   “I am driving on a long empty road. I can see my destination at the end of it, and I just want to be there right now. But I’m not telepathic. I want to speed up and get there as fast as possible. But the speed limit is 35 mph. And…

Today, Tuesday

It was a Tuesday, just like this year. It was a Tuesday because that’s when flights were cheapest. They were waiting for me to fly home from Orlando before they took her off life support. So I could be there. I left the happiest place on earth and got on a plane for the first…

Growing In Compassion

The other day, I was discussing with my younger sister the struggle we have in erasing judgmental thoughts from our brains, especially as automatic responses. I was reminded of something I wrote several years ago:   “If you are sitting up on your high horse you may be able to see better what everyone else…

Growing In Love

Once upon a time (or April 22, 2016, to be more specific), I wrote the following in my journal: “I associate anger with a lack of love. It’s like I think we are all fairies, and we can only have one emotion at a time or something. And I know it’s not true, but telling…