I feel deep changes rumbling within—quiet tectonic shifts deep within my psyche. Thunder rolling in my soul. Every now and then the surface quakes, ripples fan out so quickly they are easily missed. So quick—like the flash of a silvery fish in a deep, dark pool the color of night. I'm aware that I'm in… Continue reading Soul Tectonics
Sometimes we don't want to do the "thing." This resistance can show up as procrastination and avoidance (kind of the same thing, really). Or, maybe it's boredom. Anxiety. Whatever mask it's wearing, if you dig deep you will find that there is resistance to something. On the surface, it may look like resistance to cleaning… Continue reading Sweet Surrender: How to Let Resistance Be Your Teacher
We've been living in the "Twilight Zone" for about two months now. I think most of us understand that we're not going back to the way things were. This is unprecedented, uncharted territory. What will you take with you and what will you leave behind? What do you want the new world to look like?… Continue reading What Comes Next?
"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" — from "The Summer Day" by Mary Oliver Yesterday I spent some time revising my bucket list. I hadn't done that in a while. It felt good to stop and think about where I am and where I might… Continue reading What’s on Your List?
Sometimes you have to burn everything down and start over, including yourself. Fire clears away the old, the dead, that which no longer serves us, to make way for the new. It burns down forests but cracks open seeds. Purifies. Transmutes. It lights the logs in your fireplace to keep you cozy on a chilly… Continue reading Rise from the Ashes