Author Archives: JKW

Again, I AM

Getting quiet In, out In and out, again And again I know in my breath Lives a life Seen and unseen Been here, been there And lived again, And again My breath tells me Deeply, Again, I am one with … Continue reading

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Flowers

Flowers in a glass vase, Sitting on my desk I bought them fresh, Alive Those flowers give me smiles They bring my heart from aching to happiness, In a flash If only a flower could live As long as I … Continue reading

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Prison Break

My son and I were sitting outside together, talking on the back deck of our home and he asked me an interesting question. He said, “What would you do if you were put in prison for life with no chance … Continue reading

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A Message From a Tree

There’s a tree that I talk to on the path where I walk my dogs every morning. The tree doesn’t look like much. It’s skinny, and shorter than the other trees surrounding it. I don’t even know what kind of … Continue reading

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One of Those Days

Today feels like one of those days. I call it a “static-y” day. It means my energy feels out of whack and no matter how many metaphysical, energetic-correcting tools I pull out of my box, nothing seems to work. I … Continue reading

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Gentle Is As Gentle Does

  Last night I went to meditation at the bookstore around the corner from my house. I was lucky enough to go to meditation twice in one week. With summer break just four days away for my kids, I need … Continue reading

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When the Past Catches Up to the Present

When Jessie was three I put her in a pre-k program at a private school. She had an August birthday, so she was the youngest in the class. I sent her to “school” because of my two children she was … Continue reading

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Opening Doors to Compassion

I love compassion and this morning I was given a gift. For starters, I went to my favorite coffee shop for my mocha. Anyone who knows me knows that I used to be at Caribou every morning – rain or … Continue reading

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What’s in a Label?

I cried this morning in the Starbucks. I had to get up and get a napkin to make sure my mascara wasn’t running down my face. I cried because I read yet another article about Caitlyn (Bruce) Jenner. This time, … Continue reading

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Trusting in Life

Last week my son was home sick for two days. The week before that, my daughter was home for three days. There were some stuffy noses and not-so-great nights of sleep, but in both cases, I felt like saying, “Buck … Continue reading

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