Reflections on Costa Rica

I stand at the threshold of the gate that leads  from the patio of our condo in Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. I can smell the ocean:  the morning fragrance of sea salt air dancing together with the warm tropical breeze and the symphony of birds chitter-chattering “Bienvenidos, Sharon.” It is early in the morning…

Taking my soul for a stroll in Paris

 I’ve been re-reading a favorite book of mine over the past few months: ‘The Art of Pilgrimage’ by Phil Cousineau. I’ve underlined and folded down so many corners on so many pages;  the phrase that resonates with me most deeply is, ‘take your soul for a stroll’. What does it feel and look like for…