Thu
27
Oct '11

Full Circle

Funny thing happens whenever I ACCEPT the call to write.

Words come. (more…)

Sun
5
Dec '10

Nothing is Wrong

photo credit: Francesco Marino

December 5 – Let Go.

What (or whom) did you let go of this year? Why?

(Author: Alice Bradley)

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There were a lot of things this year that I let go of.  Life, in recent years, has been a continual (and often painful) shedding of relationships, jobs, homes, hopes, dreams. (more…)

Fri
3
Dec '10

Dear God, I’m Here

Today’s #reverb10 prompt was one I read just after midnight.

December 3 – Moment.
Pick one moment during which you felt most alive this year. Describe it in vivid detail (texture, smells, voices, noises, colors).
(Author: Ali Edwards)

I thought about it all day. (more…)

Mon
1
Nov '10

It’s Only Temporary

Sitting at the traffic light looking up at the changing trees, I heard it. (more…)

Wed
28
Jul '10

Gathering Up the Pieces I Left Behind

I wrote this post in response to the Day 5 challenge of a program I participated in called “Creating Your Irresistible Presence”. The program was created by the irresistible Sarah Robinson of Escaping-Mediocrity.com. Today’s challenge was issued by Reese Spykerman of Design by Reese. It’s a long one (1200+words) and one that took me 23 days to post.

As always, I’d love to hear your thoughts.

Today, day 5 of the program I’m supposed to look back on my life.

To rediscover me before the world told me “to take it down a notch or be quiet or stop chattering away so much or get your nose out of so many books or stop being so sensitive.”

The me I was before “society decided to suffocate the light within”.

I didn’t know what to do to move forward with this exercise.

So when in doubt, blog. 🙂

The disturbing thing for me as I read the post was this:  Society decided to suffocate me before I got here. (more…)