Category Archives: Paulo Coelho

On maintaining meaning

The character of Sherlock Holmes has been on my mind of late.  I’ve really liked Robert Downey, Jr’s depiction of him, as well as Johnny Lee Miller’s version of him on Elementary. I was talking to an acquaintance on a … Continue reading

Posted in depression, Eric Maisel, Intensity, Making meaning, Moods, Motherhood, Narcissistic Mothers, Paulo Coelho, Sherlock Holmes, Virginia Woolf | 11 Comments

Seeking fellowship in all the wrong places

Note:  I forgot that I wrote this post on a message board for gifted adults earlier this year.  I wrote it February 7th of 2012.   Someone recently posted a comment on it and I re-read it and felt I’d like … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer, Death, Friendship, Gifted Adults, Inspirational quotations, Mark Twain, Paulo Coelho, Stories from My Life | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

The Woman Who Runs With The Wolves

Having a lover/friend who regards you as a living, growing criatura, being, just as much as the tree from the ground, or a ficus in the house, or a rose garden out in the side yard… having a lover and … Continue reading

Posted in Breastfeeding, Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Creativity, Friendship, Hope, Inspirational quotations, Intensity, Literature, Natural Parenting, Observations from Life, Passion, Paulo Coelho, Sensuality, Soul | 20 Comments

Oh, how wonderful and wild the ride is

The minor scandal I caused just a few days ago on someone’s blog is no longer such a devastating weight on my spirit.  It was hard, extremely hard to relinquish the mortification I felt at just harsh treatment.   I’m not … Continue reading

Posted in appreciation, Friendship, Paulo Coelho | 5 Comments