Tag Archives: finding the gift

The Perfect Gift: A Hug

I come from a family of huggers, especially on my mom’s side. From my earliest memories, whenever we went to visit relatives and close friends everyone gave and received big hugs. It just seemed the natural “thing to do” when … Continue reading

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A Gift in Every Experience: Alice Herz-Sommer Interview

A while ago I posted an article about Finding the Gift in Every Experience.  The video interview that I am attaching here goes so far beyond my slight, by comparison, inconvenience and yet the message is the same. Alice Herz-Sommer, … Continue reading

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I Wish My Room Had a Floor: Kitchen Update-2

Update Jan. 6, 2011: Here is what the kitchen floor has looked like since Dec. 27. It reminds me of a limerick I learned in 5th grade (and I cannot for the life of me understand WHY I can remember … Continue reading

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Kitchen Remediation Update-1

Here are photos of the progress on our kitchen remediation: First a couple of photos of how the kitchen looked prior to this project: This is what the kitchen looked like prior to the remediation project. This picture was taken … Continue reading

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Finding the Gift in Every Experience

One of the things I’ve taught for years in my workshops is that there is a gift in every experience. Sometimes those gifts are difficult to find, so I always suggest that people go on a “treasure hunt” when they … Continue reading

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