That is life. A patchwork quilt. In our youth, the people we grow up with, those who are present in our lives on a regular basis, they weave together into a habble-scrabble of a quilt. Perhaps they all look similar. Or perhaps they are from a range of ethnicities and religions. Everyone’s quilt looks different. But, bottom line, everyone’s quilt provides the comfort of familiarity. Returning to my childhood home for 10 days has been a chemistry experiment of memories, trigger
We are in the United States for a week to join in a family celebration. Lots of family time and being in my childhood home has triggered this particular blog. As a mom, as a blogger, as someone who promotes calm and healthy lifestyles and habits/patterns, the importance in exposing such topics leads to a greater understanding of how our behavior as parents affects our children. This blog may be honest, may be a bit brutal. And it may push us out of our comfort zones to take a
Well, yesterday was my birthday. Not just any birthday. The big 4-0. That’s it. According to some I am leaving my youth as I know it behind me. Reached the peak and now it is maybe a plateau before the downhill roll. But not according to me. No, not according to me. As we are moving, living, breathing; as we are actively thinking, embracing challenges, and stepping up those ladder rungs; as we do all of that – there is no “aging depression”. There is no downhill slope. There
I have written before about our blueprint. The goal we were born to achieve. The Me we can be. And I have written before about how we get there – by simply surrendering. By realizing that we are already all we are meant to be, we simply need to open up to it. And how do we do that? By surrendering. By recognizing that G-d = the Universe, knows our plan – our end game. And that all that we do helps lead us there. Even if we go astray, the world will constantly realign to point
With the right friends, we can do anything in this world. When we are on our own, we can accomplish. Perhaps even all that we can accomplish if we have support. But it is ten times harder. When we have the right friends, however… with the right friends, we can conquer the world. With the right friends, soul friends, we are free to be free. We are free to be who we are, completely, without holding back. We are, unapologetically, nakedly, the Me we were born to be. How is that?