A few days ago it was Monday. That’s pretty much always true. Either a few days ago it was Monday or in a few days it will be Monday. It just keeps happening over and over. This particular Monday however was different in so far as it had been designated as a special day. A
or why do we have to choose. I don’t know too many people who are really good at self-care. Maybe it’s that famed Puritan work-ethic, but it doesn’t seem to me that the lack of ability around self-care, or the tendency to push through the pain are either limited to populations influenced by that particular
Have you ever heard, “it was like a game of cat and mouse?” I have, and it has never been in the context of the larger, stronger party spending an afternoon torturing the smaller party and then finally eating their head. Maybe it was a strategic negotiation and one side had a lot more power,
My spiritual practice centers primarily around Jewish holidays and rituals. I say primarily because really it’s complicated and not only did I grow up in different faith traditions, I also feel like there is a lot to learn from different traditions that can help us generally get closer to living a spiritual life. No one
I screwed up. I know I screwed up and the resulting unhappiness is entirely my own fault. And I’m still irritated at the TSA or whatever the version of the TSA person working on the US side of the Canadian border and yet wearing an “I’m from Canada” or whatever badge and vest ensemble is.
I am not a loyal listener to any particular music radio station. Most of the time I am on NPR, but when I do take a break from being informed about the world I dart around among six or so stations, hoping to avoid commercials and maybe hit a spot on the playlist with music
To “help” means to assist someone in moving in a particular direction or to serve someone food or drink, so perhaps it is not reasonable to expect someone to respond in a helpful way if the help we are asking for does not fall into one of those categories. Over time the word “help” has come to connote much