I am having a delightful time performing my one-woman show, 185 Buddhas Walk into a Bar... I can't believe that the run is almost over! When I got online this morning, I was greeted by a lovely message from an audience member who saw the show last night. Here is the message: "I cannot stop … Continue reading Thoughts about the show from an audience member…
When faced by any loss, there's no point in trying to recover what has been. It's best to take advantage of the large space that opens up before us and fill it with something new. -Paulo Coelho
If you cannot find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it? - Dogen Zenji
After I lost my sister, a dear friend gave me a book on grief. It's called, Transcending Loss by Ashley Davis Prend and has been incredibly helpful. Dealing with the death of a loved one is not something I can encapsulate into a sentence or even a blog entry. At least, not right now. Or … Continue reading Transcending Loss
Sometimes, I wish life was as simple to live as a Rumi quote. Sometimes, it is. Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love. ~Rumi Sure, if you follow your dream, life can be really challenging. But you know what? Life can be really challenging if you don't follow … Continue reading doing what you love
Trying to explain the understanding that comes with age to one who is young is like trying to explain the beauty of flying to a caterpillar.
So once again, I look down at the pages of my notebook--the one I use when I'm coaching improv, teaching improv, and directing shows--and I notice that a note I wrote for creating an engaging and sincere moment on stage applies to creating an engaging and sincere moment in life. It matters less what we … Continue reading improv and life….once again…