Enough Already

If you believe that perfect is achievable and you feel bad about yourself because you haven’t yet achieved it, please hear me when I say this, “I understand!” I spent the majority of my life standing behind the murky veil of being perfect. Oh sure, I was unhappy back there. But I felt weirdly safe […]

What Are You Feeding?

An old Cherokee told his grandson this story… “My son, there is a battle between two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, inferiority, lies and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth.” The boy thought about it, and asked, […]

If You Compare, Be Prepared To Suffer

  I have had it. I am declaring that I am going to stop comparing where I am in my life to where anyone else is in theirs. Where I am in my life is not about anyone else. It’s about me. Where anyone else is in their life is, most definitely, not about me. […]

Your Safe Place

We found this little guy hiding out in our garden underneath the squash. Adorable, isn’t he? (I actually have no idea if he’s a he or a she, but I can’t call him or her an “it” so I’m going with he.)  He sat there real still, eyes wide open, and I imagine pretty frightened. […]

Everything Makes Me More

I really do try to live with an “everything makes me more” approach to life. You know that approach, right? It’s the cousin of “what doesn’t kill me, makes me stronger,” and the in-law to “sh#t happens, deal with it.” There’s nothing wrong with those other two, but I prefer “everything makes me more” because, […]