Time for Solitude

Find the Time
Desire is the only requirement necessary to find the time. But find the time we must. Otherwise, all intention of finding a quiet corner will remain in our heads as just another good idea. Probably one-quarter of my […]

By |November 19th, 2015|Categories: Expect Nothing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Mindful Eating Practice

This is another truly delightful mindfulness practice. In the Zen Buddhist tradition, meals are ritualized and taken in silence. Chants that invite mindfulness and gratitude are recited, and no one begins eating until everyone is served. Only as much as […]

By |November 12th, 2015|Categories: Expect Nothing, Let's Eat|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Writing Quotes for November

Deep in the process of writing my next book, all those who have come before me, all my writing teachers, inspire me daily to keep putting words on the page.

Here are a few gems that I hope will inspire you, […]

By |November 6th, 2015|Categories: Quotes|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

Vegan Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Sauce

This chocolate cake has become my go to dessert when I want something quick and delicious that almost everyone can eat. And I always have the ingredients on hand. It’s basically flour, chocolate, olive oil and maple syrup. I make […]

By |October 29th, 2015|Categories: Let's Eat|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments


Discovery 1:7 – The First Step: Understanding & Acceptance

…continued from 7 Steps to Loving What You Do – Discovery 1:6 – Expectations!

When something goes wrong (and something always does if “wrong” means “not as expected”) how often do you step […]

By |October 22nd, 2015|Categories: Expect Nothing|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Knowing What You Want

Seeing the Big Picture 2:1

…continued from Becoming Aware 1:8 – Centering

Before you can get what you want you have to know what you want. That may sound obvious, but how many times have you been hungry and not known what […]

By |October 15th, 2015|Categories: Expect Nothing|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment