Nature Teacher: Change

Look at the movement of the clouds and understand life is change. Don't waste your time lamenting things are not as they were and will never remain so. That is not the truth of reality. Forever cannot be. Look at the clouds long stratus puffy cumulus and feel their struggle and joy. Clear skies, when …

Taming the Holidays

“Ping!” my car doors locked as I headed toward the grocery store, dodging rush hour cars veering into tight parking spots then carts barreling into the entrance.   No one was smiling. Including me. For years I’ve dreaded the Christmas holidays and for nearly as many years, I’ve sought to understand why.  Dysfunctional Christmases of my …