holding space for gratitude

  Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals. If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more? — Roy T. Bennett I started adding notes of gratitude within and around an outline of my hand three weeks ago as a…

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from here to there

… it is important to recognize that the nature of the soul defies precise cartography. If maps of the soul eliminate mystery, they also eliminate the soul. -David G. Benner Posting here has been a significant starting point for me for ten years now. I started this blog because I needed an automated record, dated…

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quitting & week 45/52

It is impossible to be two people at the same time In order to become different, we must live differently. We must separate ourselves from default habits and responses. This past week was brimming with moments highlighting reasons and affirmations regarding my choice to take a sabbatical. These moments of energizing reality is slowly eclipsing…

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gratitude & week 44/52

An artist must have enough solitude and enough connection. It takes practice, and the conscious building of daily ritual … -Julia Cameron Celebrating a monthly Day One this week cued ideas for a daily practice; a daily practice for the month of November is now a ten year tradition for me. During those years I…

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sabbatical announcement

Never surrender to the flow of time. Never put off what you have decided to do. -Simone Weil I will be on a planned sabbatical beginning Sunday, October 29 and continuing until January 29, 2018. Sabbatical as in taking a scheduled rest from my current daily/monthly writing deadlines and publishing commitments as well as other…

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