“Even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth, ‘You owe me.’ Look what happens with a love like that. It lights up the whole sky.” ~ Hafiz There’s a lot that’s said about Valentine’s Day. And much of it is not good. Inevitably, it seems people are bitter, hurt, swooning or […]
Tell me, what is the thing that stirs your heart? What is the thing you cannot stop thinking about? What is the very thing which makes your step a bit lighter and your smile a little brighter? That is the thing that your souls wants. That is what your souls needs. Now, what are you […]
The ocean has always been a place of renewal for me. A place to center my mind and heart. A place where I can take all that is weighing me down, and let that shit go. I was looking forward to doing just that while watching the rhythmic dance of the ocean. In with the good, out with the bad.
Losing myself and my self-worth was a gradual process through motherhood, divorce and mental illness. My son was diagnosed in his early elementary years and we’ve been through some dark and trying times of crisis. All of my energy went to him and being his advocate. Fighting for him. Over time, my energy waned. My strength deteriorated and my sense of self disappeared. I was so completely broken.
There’s this harmonious space between unhealthy abandon and completely shielding ourselves; closing off our hearts from the love and beauty of this place we call home. I’ve been in both spaces. The place where I throw my heart completely up, out, over and in…ALL IN, unknowing and even uncaring about what it may get back. […]
You are becoming. That’s what life is, if we so choose it, a series of steps we take on our way to becoming. Oddly, the more we are hurt, the more we become. The more we are broken, the more we become. And as the years pass, I realize the more we are broken, the more […]
I love stories. And I love following people who live and share their great stories. I feverishly took notes at the conference, because so much insight and inspiration was shared. Below, I’ve shared a quote or idea from seven of the people from Storyline who impacted me the most. Want to be inspired even more? Check […]
Y’all. I’m exhausted, emotionally and physically from learning ALL THE THINGS at the Storyline Conference. The best way to characterize what I heard and learned the last several days is this: Life Lessons. There’s just so much goodness that was had there. Just like moving into a new house, I’m still breaking it down and unpacking it all. This […]
Words are still trying to form complete sentences in my mind about my experience at Storyline Conference. While I reflect and absorb the blessings, I’ll just leave these photos here for you to peruse. Plus, I have to get up at 3am for my flight tomorrow…so peace out!