I have some experience in this, in holding on. I also have a good bit of experience in giving up. I can tell you that both are painful. Holding on is painful. Giving up, also, is painful.
I wanted to give up when I was 26 years old, married, completely confused about what marriage was supposed to be, with a toddler and a brand new baby. It was November… Continue reading
More importantly, what do we have to bring to this year, this new stretch of days before us?
What will we create this year?
What will we plant, what seeds of desire and intention and focus will we put into the soil this year?
Which of those seeds will we nurture – with attention and energy, action and faith, diligence and generosity and joy – and which will we neglect?… Continue reading
1. You don’t need to have stuff in common – other than your shared humanity – in order to interact with people and (even) be friends with people.
Common background or common interests or a common belief system or any real basis of commonality.
It helps, with the friendship part, if you like each other. But it’s not required to like someone to have an interesting… Continue reading
1. Workflow (as a defined process of tools and methods and routines) is different than work-flow or working in flow or flowing (as a state of mind in which work is focused, fluid, absorbing and fulfilling).
Workflow depends on a lot of things, like apps and your playlist and your tools and updates and wifi speed and battery life and deadlines and email dings and so on. Working in flow… Continue reading
Energy is movement and can lead to growth, opens the path for growth, clears the way for growth.
Energy is also a force that can wipe out all the landmarks we look to for comfort and guidance.
It’s the same thing. Do you look at the razed-clear roadway and think, “Ah! Now it will be so much easier to move forward!” or do you cry and weep and… Continue reading
Hey there again, friends!
OH, THE NEWS I HAVE.
It looks like light, bright bright light. It sounds like a fan blowing, a refrigerator humming, music playing.
It’s POWER, baby. (Well, it’s electricity. The real power is in us, you know.)
This miracle occurred last night. We drove home after a long day of doctor visits, x-rays, and errands. I was feeling