Tag: parents

deliberate invention

we really are magnificent, multifaceted creators. even when we’re least aware of it, the world around us is shaped by such subtleties that only the truly alert and aware could notice, usually much after the fact….


timelines

it’s interesting how our perspective on past events changes as we get older. as we explore, experience, and mature, we want to know and discern the meaning of things for ourselves, and life is always providing the ways and means to glean wisdom from our tripping and falling and stumbling over our own feet. what’s…


owning the story

my parents were never really able to be the emotional support, or conscious partner, that each needed from the other. they valued different things. they were never able to communicate these issues. they had children, so they powered through, but this too, was a mistake. they came from a different generation, one that was defined by struggle, enduring,…