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Love, Loss and Legacy <3

In Leagacy by admin2 Comments

I imagine that many of you already know that on May 30th my 90-year-old mother passed away. I’ve written a few posts expressing my overwhelming feelings of grief and grand loss. My mother was an inspiration and gift to me and countless others during her incredible lifetime. And in fact, she continues to guide us through the lessons and example of a life well-lived. One thing I’ve come to learn is that each time we experience a loss – every other loss that we have lived through begins to bubble up from the depths of our being. Like a quiet …

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What Is Your Legacy?

In Ethics, Intention, Leagacy, Self-Reflection, Uncategorized, Yoga by admin4 Comments

I’m sitting in the dining room at the home of my 87 and 88 year old parents. The table is laden with an Italian frittata, Arugula salad, crusty bread warm from the oven, an assortment of olives, fresh fruit, and of course Biscotti. My mother sits at one end of the table, My father at the other. I’m squeezed in next to my mother so I’m able to jump up into the kitchen when needed. The air sizzles with love. My folks were hairstylists. For over 30 years they owned a salon on the north side of Chicago. Five of their …