Making Mistakes

 

“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something.”  Neil Gaiman

 

What’s so scary about making a mistake? If success meant never making mistakes, sitting in a corner doing nothing would be a triumph. Unless we want to stagnate in the safe but limited land of “same old, same old,” we’re going […]

By | 2018-01-31T16:39:06+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Food for Thought|0 Comments

New Discoveries

We always think we are now at the end of our discoveries. We never are.  C. G. Jung

“Barbara, sweetheart, daughter dear—you never listen!” I heard that a lot as a teenager. Dad was right. Why listen? I already had all the answers.

After college, I confronted reality full time. Although I learned to balance a career with married life, parenthood presented a never-ending learning curve with a constantly moving target. Just when I got a handle on caring for an infant, she became a toddler. My chatty little girl started school, […]

By | 2017-11-24T17:34:44+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments