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reappropriations & cycling like the moon

third quarter moon

Braveheart, I am re-appropriating the rather large block of hours required for blogging — but links to my other posts are listed below.

We cycle like the moon. We shine-full; we go dark. And there are times when we honor the space of being in both our own light, but also in our own darkness.
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rewilding: pushing limits & seeing rightly

saying no - julia cameron - rightbrainplanner

quote by Julia Cameron; quote text from May journal-planning page set

I need to be able to admire my protagonist despite [her] faults, and so be given a glimpse of my own potential. —Madeleine L’Engle

Braveheart, our choices are the seeds we sow to create our harvests and opportunities to expand our capacity. Our willingness to honor the unseen growth of said seeds is essential even when everything we feel screams otherwise.
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my week 18/52 in review

Week 18 desktop

Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy—the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light. -Brene Brown

My guiding principle for Week 18/52: “hold steady.”
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today is the day …

Week 18 present promptLife is available only in the present moment. If you abandon the present moment you cannot live the moments of your daily life deeply. -Thich Nhat Hanh

The prompt for this post: This is the day you have waited for. It will likely not {feel} like it, and it will be entangled with difficult realities and diversions. You will be “too busy” and the opportunities of this day will be disguised — but today is the day, your day to live.

Braveheart, how will you spend the hours of this day?

[What follows is the tapestry of details that inspired this week’s word prompt. Details of my life + making it my practice to live wholeheartedly, free and wild — in-the-moment, sparkly daring myself to try and fail, and try again.]

Braveheart, the days are long but it feels like the years zip by at rocket speed …
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