May we find steadiness in the not-knowing. May our resilience and wonder fall in step alongside our fears and broken hearts. May we hold faith for each other when we cannot do it for ourselves. May we grow. May we love. May we become who we are.
I never told you about hiking in Norway, falling in love with Aurland and Tone. Or about the week we spent exploring Tad’s Swedish heritage and the intense bonds developed there. Or that I began to teach. I never told you the story of how we found ourselves in India and how I threw down […]
Evolve. Ani D says “I’m trying to” – and I have loved the lyrics of that song for years – but mostly I’m thinking lately that the evolution is something that happens when I STOP trying. Stop trying so damn hard and wanting so damn much. I could tell you my stories (the ones I’ve fabricated […]
I’m finding it hard to breathe today. Skin cells on edge, tight ribcage, heart fish-flopping. I recognize this feeling now… It’s the fear that comes before a shift, before I step through the uncertainty and resistance into being in some slightly new way (or, maybe, some OLD way, some truer way). This physical response – […]
My grandparents have been gone for long enough that my memories are rather dim, but some unexpected inheritance has been working in my life, and it has me feeling their presence lately especially. “This too shall pass” a favorite saying of my grandmother’s, now a mantra with much more literal meaning than I felt in […]
Celebrating: Love/Courage/Discipline/Change -Because I’m not who I thought I was -Because I am who I am, my dreams are still my dreams -Because although I can’t quite explain how this works, I am more content and at peace than ever in my life (of course I still have rough days.) -Because I am capable of […]