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Play with Context, Meaningful Gift Giving

Play with Context, Meaningful Gift Giving

How can we make our gift-giving more meaningful, especially after years of repeated gifting? Play with context. Some relationships, as they mature, settle into familiar rhythms. This is part of their beauty and comfort, for sure.Yet, if we strive to make our connections an ongoing discovery - of ourselves and our loved ones - we have a unique oppor

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Smallness in the Big Ordeal with Star-Gazing and Remembering

Smallness in the Big Ordeal with Star-Gazing and Remembering

The way we shift our focus changes so much. I’ve been reading the book, “Tribe of Mentors” by Tim Ferriss. It’s not what I expected (as it came recommended as a business book). It is something more. It gives a quick cross-reference of how great people have achieved remarkable things…The one I am paying attention to now is how many say they respond

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Bring your Wise Observer to Those Holiday Moments Framed in Time

Bring your Wise Observer to Those Holiday Moments Framed in Time

Ok, life, in so many ways is forward motion. We cherish this. We find relief in being other than the scared 20 year old, new to the large world. We are gratified to be recovered from a bad break-up or dry spell in the past. And those symbolic moments in our life that define us, we often have framed to honor the transition and place a mark in time.F

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Healing with Art, Gift Giving After Loss

Healing with Art, Gift Giving After Loss

For some, holidays are a painful reminder of loved ones recently lost. The first time siblings gather after a mother passes away can be an experience of aching and devastation. Life has its rhythms, and those who came before will surely pass on. Still, there must be a way to address this reality that actually lifts everyone up, instead of only brin

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