Rice and Beans Recipe

By Request... Brazilian Rice Ingredients: 2 cups white rice 3 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil (My mother used vegetable oil most of the time.) 1 onion, thinly chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 4 cups hot water 1 tablespoon salt Directions: Place the rice in a colander, and rinse thoroughly with cold water. Add the oil … Continue reading Rice and Beans Recipe

Mother-Daughter Wisdom

This is a text I received from daughter Erica: Today, I have to deep clean the house, do a week’s worth of dishes, scrub our bathtub, go shopping for toiletries, complete 40 hours of Grant work by tomorrow, stop the kitten from ripping up the couches and eating my computer chord, and somehow find time … Continue reading Mother-Daughter Wisdom

Why People Create Pain

Today, I invite you to consider and experience a new approach to pain.  What if what you call “the pain” happening in your life was not created by force outside you, but by you to force you to grow?