My heart hurts

My heart hurts. I look for the good in the world, but am having a hard time finding it. The bad things, as usual, are hard to miss. There are global tragedies, national tragedies, and personal tragedies happening almost continuously. I have so many questions: How did we get to this point? How do we . . . → Read More: My heart hurts

Healthcare

Whoa – I feel as if I have been kicked in the gut. The republicans passed their healthcare bill (calling it a non-healthcare or tax credit bill seems more appropriate), and I feel like I have a target on my back. I am getting up there in age (okay – I am old), I have . . . → Read More: Healthcare

Grateful

Today I have decided that I am just going to be grateful. I am not going to worry about things in the future – worrying won’t help anyway. There is plenty of uncertainty in my life, but isn’t that true for everyone? I am not going to fret about what we will do about this . . . → Read More: Grateful

Embrace uncertainty

Embrace uncertainty – that’s what I have been advised to do. And to be honest – I don’t want to. There is very little in my life right now that is certain, and I am not enjoying it.

And here’s the thing: I have thought about it, and I HAVE to embrace uncertainty, if for . . . → Read More: Embrace uncertainty

Uncertainty

The more I get into this crap, the more I realize that the lesson in it has to do with uncertainty. Because when I really look at it, the problem seems to be that I just don’t know what’s going to happen, or why what is happening now is happening. There is no simple (or . . . → Read More: Uncertainty