What I have experienced is that by giving myself space to FEEL anger, to truly just feel it, the pressure to "make it something" is lessened and I do, in turn, feel more able to take action.Read More
What do I want to feed my imagination? Now that feels like a question worth spending time with.Read More
I listened to all of it, rapt, attentive, a sponge, ears open, heart open, receptive, learning, discerning, knowing that we would have a completely different experience with a different guide, a different perspective and history.Read More
The truth is somewhere else, as usual. And that somewhere else is not far away at all but rather right here. It is here in the tapping of keys, in the release of words.Read More
Then I stand in my driveway in the early morning, and the beauty of the flowering trees and bird songs makes me want to weep, for the gift of these and the stark, impossible disparities.Read More
You can't keep up.
You stop trying to keep up.
You decide it's worth waiting for.
You decide to screw waiting.
When I feel stress today, I will pause and ask myself: Is it an emergency? I am making this more stressful and complicated than it really is? What is the next step?Read More
You can cover the past / but until you speak the truth / you will never healRead More
Reframing "stuck" or "uninspired" can be incredibly powerful when we think in terms of fallow periods followed by periods of emergence.Read More
I want to live the stories, not just remember them.Read More
Isn't it funny how the thing we were so scared of can become our new normal, and then at some point, we will once again feel the winds changing and have to calmly reach for some kind of inner compass?Read More
The world is broken and the world is burning and the world is beautiful. Things are never simple, and yet there's a simplicity in claiming the complexity.Read More
If I can get quieter inside, I'm much more likely be able to listen for some useful questions or simply start writing.Read More
The slightest fissure -- a hairline fracture in a massive piece of rock -- that is the place in a piece of writing where the whole story might break wide open.Read More
We might still be alone in some ways, but alone is not the same as isolated. Alone is not the same as hiding. Alone is not the same as lonely.Read More
Maybe this is why I've found creativity difficult to write about. It's everywhere. It's everything.Read More