Monthly Archives: February 2011

momentum

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” ~Thomas Edison   coupled with my quick-triggered pattern of hopelessness, i’m likely to judge myself or situations as failures. edison’s perspective serves me better. i’ve found 10,000 ways that won’t work … Continue reading

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some suggestions

one thing: trust yourself. trust your guts. trust your intuition. trust the tingle in your lips. trust the hackles raising on your neck. trust the sincerity in someone’s voice. trust every teeny moment that opens your heart. another thing: breathe deeply. … Continue reading

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confession of “if…”

confession: on monday i wrote an honest, vulnerable, risky letter to my mother and sent it via email. for the past 47 hours, every time i open my email account, i drag a pile of dread in anticipation of her … Continue reading

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moreness

“May their having each other make more of them both.” ~Gail Godwin’s Evensong i’ve been playing with the concepts of more and less, specifically what makes more of me and less of me. i give less me to some people and … Continue reading

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kinder than necessary

yesterday i practiced being kinder than necessary, and my success was due to the fact that i didn’t leave home. i was kinder than necessary, quietly, with myself and with the two men and two cats sharing this living space. i … Continue reading

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resistant confessions

confession: it has taken me all morning and then some to sit down and type confessions. i stood on the balcony, naked in the breeze, wondering if maybe i didn’t have anything to confess, if maybe i had been good … Continue reading

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i’d love to

i’d love to take you on an adventure walk where we would walk, walk, walk through tree canopied pathways feeling pockets of sunshine touch our cheeks, happy for cool breezes through our hair, pausing while a butterfly rests on your shoulder, admiring wildflowers … Continue reading

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