Sometimes I need to remind myself, out loud, to breathe. Not breathe just a little, but BREATHE. With my whole body. It is powerful & terrifying to open my eyes, breathe deeply, and do the hard thing. Summer is winding down and Fall is near.  Time to start anew. When things are shaky and crumbly and unsteady, it … More alive


“Whatever happens to you belongs to you. Make it yours. Feed it to yourself even if it feels impossible to swallow. Let it nurture you, because it will.” – Cheryl Strayed During the years immediately following my divorce, I went through hell. I refer to it now as a dark “season” of my life.  A … More light

another round

“…grace can be the experience of a second wind, when even though what you want is clarity and resolution, what you get is stamina and poignancy and the strength to hang on.” -Anne Lamott So my 100 days project ended last week with a resounding THUD.  With mixed emotions, I finished out the 100 days and … More another round