There is a path and I will be filled. For the past two weeks, my family and I drove and drove and drove to, in my own words, get our hearts back in the mountains of Colorado. I thought the mountains held the answer. Tall, unrelenting, opportunistic, the mountains loomed over us, beside us, outside … Continue reading Colorado: Hiking, Yoga, and Living in the Enough
My bookshelf came down. Not on it's own, thankfully. We broke it apart to finish some trim work in our bedroom. While removing my books, magazines, mementos, and journals from the shelves to the corner, I immediately started finding treasure: My journal notes from when I first met my husband. A letter from a "father". … Continue reading Piles: Discovering the Truth
It's Friday night. I can hear the frogs and the crickets, and the light brush of the wind against the lush of leaves. My neighbors are outside, making talk, animated and possibly tipped with beer. The frogs sound like my neighbors, each impassionately answering the other. It makes me smile. I'd forgotten how much I … Continue reading Action First: A Meditation On All The Things
This is not what I expected. In the effort to detox and regroup my heart and mind, I quit Facebook. I thought it would help. And, in a different way, it has. Quitting one thing, means I have time for something else. Like paying attention to my life. ... Maybe that was the beauty of Facebook … Continue reading Catch My Breath
The last two weeks have been hard, but it's helped me write what exactly...
Dear Friend, Happy Valentine's Day, however it finds you. Happy. Alone. Loved. Disappointed. Misunderstood. Wandering. Peaceful. At rest. What if today, we watched the sun rise and we decided to be completely ourselves. None of us are where we thought we'd be. Some are you … Continue reading Never Alone
The yearning is an invitation. Right? What else could it be? Why write poetry or music? Why make a meal, create an app, create a movement with the body that makes the heart ache deeper and further?