Welcome to Following the Whispers blog
Thank you so much for taking the time to visit. Hope you enjoy your stay. I blog here whenever I feel the need. This blog was created at the time my memoir came out, in February, 2009. Its motto was: creating a life of inner peace and self-acceptance from the depths of despair. Now, my focus is sharing this journey we call life.
“Only one thing is more frightening than speaking your truth, and that is not speaking it.” Naomi Wolf
“We are called human beings, not human doings.” Wes Nisker, Buddhist teacher
“The way to do is to be.” Loots
“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs…(And) if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly.” Theodore Roosevelt
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Upcoming birthday celebration
I have my health, my loving hubby, a wonderful relationship wtih my son, my now diabetic but otherwise healthy dog, kind and loving friends, and I pretty much get to do what I want with my time: write, blog, sing, read. How blessed can one person be? People say I deserve it, because of all the pain in my earlier years. Actually the pain lasted until I was in my forties. But I say, we all deserve it. Some of us have to work harder than others, I guess, to get to a peaceful place in our lives. My struggles are mostly internal now. Old thought patterns, familiar habits, faulty belief systems, that pop up when least expected.
On this, the 61st year of my life, I can honestly say I am content. What more could I ask for. I am so very grateful.