If you can see your path laid out in front of you step by step, you know it’s not your path. Your own path you make with every step you take. That’s why it’s your path.-—Joseph Campbell

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 Wisdom is your perspective on life, your sense of balance, your understanding of how the various parts and principles apply and relate to each other.   Steven R. Covey

Writing for wisdom…



                       Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.   Jimi Hendrix


Can you hear it?

Life in Transition

Wisdom lies neither in fixity nor in change, but in the dialectic between the two. Octavio Paz

The child and parent.

The student and teacher.

The reader and writer.

Back and forth.

Within and without.

Moving from one to the other.

Life in transition.

And Paz said wisdom is in the dialectic between the two.

Wordgirl’s Math

                                       W= k + e / t

I was never very good at math. My Algebra II teacher was the football coach during a losing season. I didn’t have a chance.

But this “equation” continues to play in my head, as I work to make sense of unknowns.

Wisdom equals knowledge plus experience over time.

To Be Too Sure of One’s Own Wisdom


It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.    Gandhi

I had pulled back for three days to nurse a cold and found myself enjoying the solitude.  My fear last night was that I am slipping into a self-absorbed isolation.  Do I think my company is preferable to anyone else’s?

This morning I see it as a passing thought.  A reminder that being connected to others is necessary for wholeness.

Gandhi’s quote is today’s note to self…

Listening to Learn

Learning to Listen

Listening for Lessons

A Teacher and her Writing Practice

Writing Is My Drink

slake your thirst; find your voice


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