Synchronicity and Silence

  Have you ever experienced a time when you’ve been thinking about a friend, and then they call you “out of the blue?”  Perhaps you find yourself somewhere you’ve never been before and realize that this location has been presented multiple times (e.g. you overheard it described; your best friend mentioned it; or perhaps you had a very detailed dream …

Sadness & Laughter

Today I’m feeling uninspired.  I have flipped through journals, reviewed drafted articles that didn’t get published, and scanned interesting articles by others that I’ve collected.  I’ve looked at photos, and some of my favorite books for inspiration or an idea.  Nada. Zip. Zero. I’ve distracted myself with emails, a cross-word puzzle, small tasks, and multiple cups of tea.  I’ve scheduled …

Be Your Best Friend

“Oh, you’re my best friend…”  The lyrics of that song by Queen have been running through my mind lately.  Which is a much better choice than what usually cycles and recycles through my monkey mind at times.  I heard the song a few days ago, and it caused me to ponder: what if we truly were a best friend to …