Lately I have had a stronger inclination to blog less often and work on a bigger project. I hesitate to write this here, because it feels a little raw and personal, but I have book aspirations. Some other part of me says, "don't we all?" This community will understand, surely. Ever since talking with a … Continue reading Gathering energy for big projects
I just started reading a book by Marion Woodman and Jill Mellick entitled "Coming Home to Myself: Reflections for Nurturing a Woman's Body & Soul." Some of the verses hit me almost viscerally, they speak so powerfully to truths that have been emerging in my life recently. So I will share a couple of them. … Continue reading Reflections from Marion
I am not YOUR chick. I belong to myself, dude. Remember that, please. *** Maybe I will smile. But you do not Know my Soul. Vast Mystery there. *** firstname.lastname@example.org
One of my favorite meditations from Insight Timer is by Anna Guest-Jelly called "May I Know What I Know." It involves a body scan in which we are moved through body starting with the feet, and moving to each region. After the exercise, we consider if there are any places we could not feel, that … Continue reading Inviting yourself back
Yesterday I read a line from a book by Sue Monk Kidd's "Dance of the Dissident Daughter" that gave me a chill. It describes something about the transition state where I am in life right now and it summed up my feeling so perfectly. When you can't go forward and you can't go backward and … Continue reading Dissident daughters
The Vikings had awesome playoff game and though I am a fair weather fan, it sure was fun to watch! My hubby loves football. While I have always thought it was kind of a violent sport, I have gotten a little swept up in Vikings fever. It is an interesting phenomenon, uniting around a team, … Continue reading SKOL!