Responsibility

Waking Up

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in Confusion, Forgiveness, Love, Power, Responsibility, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Waking Up

“Once you wake up and smell the coffee, it’s hard to go back to sleep.” ~ Fran Drescher I used to be absolutely and undeniably obsessed with trying to get people to wake up. “Be present with your heart!” I would whisper to them as they slept. “Know that you are loved. You are here to play. It’s okay be yourself. Trust the things that happen in your life. God is love. YOU are love. You are divinely guided. Trust your body. Trust your emotions. Trust yourself. Trust life.” What felt true in my system back then was that I was awake. And that they were asleep. It...

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How Can I Begin Befriending My Body?

Posted by on Nov 3, 2013 in Forgiveness, Love, Responsibility | 2 comments

How Can I Begin Befriending My Body?

“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.”      Oprah Winfrey A few weeks ago, I attended my 30th High School Reunion. Argh. In high school, I was the ‘girl with the brace’, as I was in the midst of a five year treatment plan for a sever-ish case of scoliosis. Talk about hating your body! Let’s just say, it wasn’t all Deenie, if you ever happened to read that Judy Blume book about a teen with scoliosis. Deenie accepted her scoliosis with exceptional teenage...

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Responsibility

Posted by on Apr 12, 2012 in Confusion, Love, Power, Responsibility | 4 comments

Responsibility

Responsibility comes from the Latin responsus, which means “to respond.” The expression “taking responsibility” is ironically misleading, because actually we have no choice. We are always responding to situations, even if our response is to do nothing.  ~ Tina B. Tessina I have been with the words ‘response-ability’ for several days now.  They came to me in a dream as a brilliant flash of insight.  Responsibility as the ability to respond.  (Gotta love the richness of our dream life to work this stuff out.)  I had been struggling for a few weeks with a challenging...

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