Being a superhero (to save myself)

I often saw myself as the damsel in distress. Perhaps it was because inside of me lived the “evil stepmother.” Regardless of how well I walked the line, there was always something I could have done better. On my face I wore a smile, while on the inside I belittled myself. Most of my life,Continue reading “Being a superhero (to save myself)”

the fear of death keeps us from living not dying

The fear of death keeps us from living, not dying. Paul C. Round It is our fear of death that keeps us from stepping out of our comfort zones into our greatness.  For us to gain in life, there are parts of it that we must be willing to lose.  The parts we leave behindContinue reading “the fear of death keeps us from living not dying”

What we push away persists

Find your quiet center of life and write from that to the world. Sarah Orne Jewett What we push away persists. Surrender into the feelings with the faith that you will survive this. It is in your surrender that you find the feelings begin to dissolve. Hold yourself in this space while you breathe. ContinueContinue reading “What we push away persists”

Falling in love

Like a newborn baby, I swaddle in love all of the parts of me that feel: vulnerable abandoned unwanted undesirable I wrap my heart around those pieces that feel: broken afraid to be naked, exposed or seen afraid to love…and to be loved…and to receive or give love. ~~~~~ With each moment that I allowContinue reading “Falling in love”

Sometimes Things Happen

Sometimes things happen: to show us how far we’ve come … to show us where we have yet to go to show us how much we love ourselves … to show us where we need to to show us where we feel worthy … to show us where we don’t to show us that weContinue reading “Sometimes Things Happen”

Feminism: The Crazy Notion that We’re All Equal

We’re all in the same boat. When the port side of the ship is underwater, how long before the whole ship sinks? We cannot continue to allow gender, or any, inequality and expect to continue to float. Tiffany Bertolacci I love Hermoine’s character.  After seeing this speech last year,  I absolutely fell in love withContinue reading “Feminism: The Crazy Notion that We’re All Equal”

Today I am Grateful

Today I am Grateful: For the beauty that surrounds me. For the Universe that smiles on me every day (though sometimes I question its love). For the grace that fills my open heart. For the breath that moves like wind through my lungs. For the will to carry on, even when I don’t wanna. ForContinue reading “Today I am Grateful”

Missing Out

When I rush, I miss the beauty of life that surrounds me. I miss out on opportunities to play and to be myself. I miss the sensation of the wind blowing in my hair. I miss the beauty in my daughter’s smile. I miss the beauty of what it feels like to be in myContinue reading “Missing Out”

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