355. experiences are only bad if you don’t learn from them.

from my poetry book Cycles, picture/link in sidebar Yesterday, after a very busy day of running back and forth around town going to a business meeting, picking up my last CSA box of the season, and doing laundry, I went to my daughter's father's place to dogsit/housesit for him and his partner. On the way, … Continue reading 355. experiences are only bad if you don’t learn from them.

356. you are worthy of growth.

why do you resist your blessings? why do you put off what you know will help you? Why do you tell yourself, "I'll get to it tomorrow," or, "After I...." ? Why do you resist what makes you come alive? I bet you never knew / there's a universe inside of youCan I,  by Alina … Continue reading 356. you are worthy of growth.

366 Days of Solo Sovereignty [Days 1-5] What My Wanderlust Really Is.

Wednesday, November 7th, was the New Moon in Scorpio, and Lunar Samhain -- the day when the veil between the worlds is thinnest. Lunar Samhain is just about the best time to cast away the old and bring in the new. It is the Witches New Year (some witches celebrate this on October 31st to … Continue reading 366 Days of Solo Sovereignty [Days 1-5] What My Wanderlust Really Is.

I’ll never not forget. I’ll never not remember.

I forgot. Who. I was.   Forgot the wind even as it was lifting my hair.   Forgot the scent of soil even as it coated the soles of my feet.   Forgot the taste of gratitude even as I bathed in my blessings.   Forgot the ecstasy of giving even as I went through … Continue reading I’ll never not forget. I’ll never not remember.

imposter syndrome + other fears on the way to wholeness.

This Friday, I'm meeting with a woman I met several weeks ago, along with her life coach that she excitedly told me about when I tentatively revealed to her my interest in coaching.ย "This is an opportunity you don't want to miss,"ย she texted me last night.ย "Especially if you're really interested in true entrepreneurship!" Entrepreneurship. It's something … Continue reading imposter syndrome + other fears on the way to wholeness.

may all your days end in laughter.

The ego is sneaky. It likes to think it's the master of the house. The ego is like the overbearing party guest who decides they need to be the center of attention, and if no one likes it, they can damn well leave the party. Please don't misunderstand. I'm not one of those people who … Continue reading may all your days end in laughter.

the things that make me weird.

This past week, I jumped on the bandwagon of reading Light is the New Black by Rebecca Campbellย (I plan to do a review of it at a later time). One of the points she talks about in it is the fact that often what makes us 'weird'--the parts of ourselves we sometimes feel ashamed of, … Continue reading the things that make me weird.