BLOOM they said: bloom where you are planted. which meant bloom where you are starved and strangled, find peace amidst the ash heaps of yesterday, break thru the concrete of dried up dreams, settle down into our system and make friends with its bars. thank you for the offer i said, but i can’t become […]
I’m still surprised by kindness. Especially after spending 30+ years in places that extolled kindness as a virtue and then usually reserved it for those who agreed with them. Spoiler alert, I was often the impertinent one asking hard questions and poking at sacred cows. But being kind to those who agree with us is […]
“Those who cannot be tamed are disturbers of the universe, and without them, we would be infinitely poorer.” -Madeleine L’Engle I woke yesterday to memes filling my social feeds with greetings of, “May the 4th be with you.” Because, after all, the 4th was indeed with us, and it was world Star Wars Day. Then, […]
In a word, everything. And I didn’t really see how much… until my brain crashed into the front of my skull the night everything changed in late January 2018. Over a year later I am still fighting my way forward from the injuries my brain sustained. One thing that has become so very clear in recent […]
Sometimes you just need space for your soul to breathe. Space around the edges of your world to find meaning in the margins. Your story matters. And not just the business part of your story. YOU matter. All parts of your story have a purpose as seasons ebb and flow through your life. Confession (you […]
Friend if you haven’t seen Brené Brown’s special on Netflix, The Call to Courage, go watch it. Seriously. Subscribe if you need to. It is one of the most important, significant messages I have ever heard. These were the words I woke up to this morning floating in my head, desperately needed, many distilled from […]
Running after what sets your soul on fire doesn't mean you have to run solo.
Running after what sets your soul on fire doesn't have to be a lonely journey.