Freedom Zone Blog

It’s Just An Illusion

Last week I re-connected with an old boyfriend. We talked about where we are now and reminisced about how much we loved each other. We talked about the joys as well as the challenges we faced when we were together and what it was like for each of us when our...

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Mirror, Mirror On The Wall

I am constantly reminded that life – and Freedom – is an ongoing process. I recently had the opportunity to be filmed and didn’t like what I saw when I played it back! Although I was pleased with the communication of the message I was delivering,...

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The Value of Interdependence

In the United States, the Fourth of July is a Federal holiday to commemorate the Declaration of Independence, a document signed on 4th July 1776. On that day, America secured its autonomy from Great Britain. One can only imagine the seriousness of such a decision....

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The Learning Tree

I was sitting in the dentist chair the other day, hands gripping the arms, my body tight all over. I was telling myself to breathe, to relax…anything to ease the tension in my body. It would work for a minute after I had the thought and then I would steel myself...

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Is it About Stuff or Something Else?

For years I have wanted to organize my apartment. It’s a great space, with lots of room, generally clean, things are mostly in place but it was a cluttered assembly of elements. I have had this vision of making it more open looking, transforming it from a great to a...

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Honor Thy Father and Mother

When I was a kid, I studied that in school and I took it very seriously. It meant listening to my parents and going along with their beliefs and traditions. And, I was a good little listener; a good little follower. This concept of honor – to obey – challenged me...

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