Loss? It hurts. It hurts deep—and wide. It cuts in ways we can never anticipate. It feels like a renting of the soul—a tearing away of something so vital we often feel empty in response. Saying goodbye to loved ones, leaves us reeling. Dizzy. Absent. There’s no magic wand, you know? There’s no invocation that will … Continue reading A Time to Be Born and a Time to Die: Coping with Loss
A dream without action is just a wish. And while wishing on a star sounds magical, the real magic happens when you act--when you move forward, even when you’re terrified. 2018 is the year Goliath meets David. It’s the year of woman thou art loosed. The year of great rising and insurrection. The year of … Continue reading Because Every Goliath Meets Its David
These last two years have felt like I got hit by a freight train while walking barefoot on broken glass, under a tree in a massive lightning storm, wearing metal nail tips and wire frame glasses. No exaggeration.
Blame. Indifference. Bias. Ignorance. Shame. Judgement. They’re comfortable—easy. They’re what we run to when the unfamiliar ruffles our perspective. They’re what we resort to when we forget that ‘we the people’ means all of us and not just some of us. Comfortable IS easy but growth, healing and love are lasting. They alter trajectories and … Continue reading Run From What’s Comfortable
Obstacles. Who needs them? They’re hard, hurtful and leave us feeling hopeless. They’re a nuisance, a bother. We would be better off without them. Consider this: obstacles afford us the opportunity to shine a light not on our circumstance, but on the situation brewing inside of us—fear, anxiety, doubt and despair. It beckons us to … Continue reading Obstacles. Who Needs Them? Well, You Do. | Hugs and Fist Bumps