The Years Are Short

As 2016 winds down, I am amazed at how quickly another year has flown by.  The quote that comes to my mind is this one:  “The days are long, but the years are short.”  Indeed.  Each day feels long, full, often challenging, and yet months and years somehow slip through my fingers like fine sand.

Staying Open

I remember being a very sensitive child growing up.  I was always attuned to the emotional state of others, aware of energetic shifts and the pain of those around me.  Similarly, I was easily affected by the words and actions of those around me.  It only took a quick, off handed comment or a sideways