Thoughtful Thursdays

Can We Really Fall Upward?

Today’s Thoughtful Thursday is short and sweet, more thought-provoking than inspirational this week. The book I’m reading, Richard Rohr’s Falling Upward, is not new, but it’s new to me and particularly impactful, perhaps, since I’ve hit that sixtieth birthday. Yes, I’ve vowed to grow and stretch myself, but I’m also trying to make sure this next stage of life […]

To Cheat or Not to Cheat?

In keeping with my New Year’s resolution to #StayStrong and to honor my birthday commitment to try new things, I decided to attempt the New York Times Sunday crossword puzzle. Some of the most alert minds I know – in their 70s, 80s, and even 90s – include that puzzle as part of their weekly, even daily, routines. Why not give […]

On Turning Sixty: The Power of Celebration

This week’s inspiration is super short and super sweet! It was my birthday week, and my, oh my, did we celebrate! As I bask in the memories of special visits, special meals, flowers, cards, texts, phone calls, FaceTimes, Snapchats, social media posts, thoughtful gifts, and yes, a TON of red velvet cake, it occurs to […]