Ordinary people hate solitude.

 But the Master makes use of it,

embracing his aloneness, realizing

he is one with the whole universe.

(Tao Te Ching, 42)

I know I have always been alone.  There is no other way. Before, when I had a husband and two children at home, and living parents I lived alone and it hurt because deep inside of me there was the belief  that I shouldn’t feel alone. Continue reading

MEN ON MY MIND… (2009)

“Lately you have men on your mind….”  That’s how my brother’s letter started out. I read the sentence several times and then asked myself: “Is that true?”  I could answer yes or no. Am I thinking about men more than before? Before when?  If I say 5 years ago, the answer is “yes”. If I say 17 years ago, the answer is “no”, definitely not: at that time I was just divorced and one of the top –if not the top-top- items on my mind’s list was A MAN, any man from the creeps to the crawlies. Continue reading