your daily rock : trust your heart

Measurements and return-on-investments and profit-and-loss statements. They are often the wrong way to gauge the goodness or rightness of something. We need to create a new spreadsheet. In matters of life, trust your heart instead. Love,       (These beautifully painted rocks are created by Kim Mailhot, aka The Rock...

your daily rock : go directly to the source

When you read this rock just a moment ago, I have no doubt you knew immediately what “the source” is for you. It is different for each of us. Go directly to your source today. It might be outside you, and it might be inside you. Don’t look too far afield. Love,       (These beautifully painted rocks are created by Kim Mailhot, aka The Rock...

your daily rock : listen to children

Children know. Let’s listen to them. Not halfheartedly, not over the top of our laptops, not in that patronizing way adults sometimes treat children, and not only for a moment until they pause and we can break away. When a child speaks to us, ours or another’s, let us put everything down, turn toward them, and look them in the eye (if that is their preferred communication style). Drop everything. And never interrupt a child. Listen fully. Love,       (These beautifully painted rocks are created by Kim Mailhot, aka The Rock...

your daily rock : create your fate

What does that mean, create your fate? Surely there is much about our lives we can’t control. But there is so, so much we do control: we control our reactions to the circumstances in which we find ourselves. Always. We can either see that as a burden or a liberation. We create who we are each day, regardless of circumstance. Not the other way around. Love,       (These beautifully painted rocks are created by Kim Mailhot, aka The Rock...