I just reread Elizabeth Gilbert’s memoir Eat, Pray, Love, and I found myself tearing up when I read, “The only thing more unthinkable than leaving was staying; the only thing more impossible than staying was leaving."
You see, I remember that feeling. I’ll never forget that feeling.
Have you ever been going through your day and chaos seems to be everywhere around you -- but deep in your gut, in your heart of hearts, you KNOW that all is well? You are present in the situation, but nothing about it rattles you?
It happened to my daughter Anna and me yesterday and it was an amazing feeling! Enough so that I am moved to write a post about it.
Anna just moved to a small town about 45 miles from our home. We made plans to meet up and go to see the movie, Eat, Pray, Love and then go to our favorite Indian restaurant.Read More...
I sit here thinking about writing for Owning Pink and how the stories posted here are usually written by, for and about women.
But it is not only women who lose their MOJO.
If I am going to write for Owning Pink, it’d be good to share how my world was recently unraveled and what Owning Pink really means to me.
My story begins with being unexpectedly divorced and being absolutely crushed by becoming a single daddy.Read More...
Have you read Eat, Pray, Love yet? Chances are, if you're here at Owning Pink, you have. (If not, get ye to a bookstore, right away!) Here she is, talking about creativity at the TED Talks. Brava, Liz! We love you!
Who’d have thunk that I’d have to study more, after twelve years of medical education? Don’t get me wrong. I knew I’d have to put in my CME hours (continuing medical education). I’d like to say I read all of my journals, but truth be told, I only read some of them, cherry picked for the articles that tickle my fancy of the day. (We do get LOTS of journals).Read More...