The Path Not Taken

Decades ago when I was a practicing scientist investigating how to see how human cells mature, using a microscope, I was invited to go to France to work with for a year with Dr. Marcel Bessis, a renowned microscopist and photographer.   That seemed way too long to be in a country where I barely speak the language and being a single parent over there, and so I turned down this opportunity,...
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Nurture Your Self, Your Cells

We all need time to nurture and take care of ourselves. It could mean a warm bath surrounded by candles and soft music. It could be talking to a close friend Getting a hug Petting your dog. Making a pot of soup Sitting in prayer or contemplation. Or Nurturing could mean taking care of some one else, making them cookies. Whatever it is to you  – This day elementally we are in an earth-water...
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It’s Elemental

Way back when our ancestors were trying to define creation and what was needed to make life happen, many cultures described life and creation in terms of the elements – air, water, fire and earth.  Of course, our physical world has actual elemental counterparts to the elements – wind, seas, sun and our own planet.  Over time these same elements were used to describe human...
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