My first visit to the Rogler Ranch I was eleven years old on a beloved drive in the Flint Hills alone with Dad. He began to slow along Highway 177 in front of the immaculate, white house right before a bridge near the bluff. It had huge two-story colonial columns and a gorgeous, well-kept stone... Continue Reading →
Why am I indoors on a gorgeously sunny spring Saturday? I could be hiking the Tallgrass Prairie but instead I am vacuuming the 1894 wood plank library sub-floor of an historic old house. WHY? I enjoy the mindlessness of the work and a special feeling of being a tiny part of the restoration of a grand... Continue Reading →
...With no particular reason, thought or ah-ha, in a moment everything changes yet nothing changes. Somehow I see the whole world in an entirely different way even though it is exactly the same. I simultaneously see it from the same perspective yet from a higher perspective...
One reason we are so good at focusing on and practicing the negative is that our educational system has conditioned us to solve problems. Our minds do it automatically so if there is not a problem to solve it looks for one. Whatever it looks for it will find or produce. I notice resistance to... Continue Reading →
I may slow down on blog posts to get back to work on the book. I enjoy staying in the present. The process helps me work through my stuff, stay current and help others now. I know the book will help others too, but I have to dig into the past to do it. Somehow... Continue Reading →
I feel like I’m hiding my personal thoughts in plain sight, where no one will think to look.
It has been three years in the making and I knew it was time. Once it was public, even though I did not promote it on any social media, I spent half an hour tapping and clearing away some big emotional triggers.
I am not responsible for what anyone else feels, thinks or does. I don’t have that kind of power. I am here to BE Grace, share my experience, strength and hope holistically with the world. I can no longer keep my light under a shroud of silent darkness.
Giving up was a consideration. I was ready to throw in the towel. What was I thinking to go public with this?