Finding Time, Gaining Time

“Life’s splendor forever lies in wait about each one of us in all its fullness ... If you summon it by the right word, by its right name, it will come,” wrote Franz Kafka.For many of us, the right words are “work tirelessly at what you love.”In Spinning Straw, Weaving Gold, my second collection of “uncommon” mother-daughter dialogues, I focus on the wisdom to be derived specifically from women’s work—which is, by definition, any work done by women....more
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Spinning Straw, Weaving Gold: An Introductory Excerpt

Work and love. Love and work. It is in the artful interweaving of these two primary life-strands through the duration of a woman’s life that deep fulfillment is sought—and often found. And it is a fair assumption that when the virtue of discipline is added, wisdom may be the result, and much good brought forth—with God’s help....more @Isabel_Anders I am already passing along the good news. :)more

DAY SEVEN: Seven Days of Wisdom for Mothers

“Holy One,” a disciple is said to have asked a master within the context of a traditional “school” of learning. “What is the difference between knowledge and wisdom?” The Holy One answered: “When you have knowledge, you use a torch to show the way. When you are wise, you become the torch.”...more