Finding Neverland

Day 6 – A – Z Challenge “It is worse to stay where one does not belong at all than to wander about lost for a while and looking for the psychic and soulful kinship one requires.”― Clarissa Pinkola Estés Second star on the right, straight on ’til morning. One of my favorite movies is … More Finding Neverland

Kindred Spirits

“Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.”– Rainer Maria Rilke A – Z Challenge – Day 11 BIRD BY BIRD. What exactly is a kindred spirit? Birds of a feather?  The yin to our yang? In a word, yes. Have you ever met someone — someone whom you … More Kindred Spirits

Letter to My Former Self

He cut me off at the knees. I was hoping for rescue, resuscitation, relief.  Instead, same-old, same-old. The pattern repeated.

Or so I thought at the time.

But the truth of the matter is, I picked myself up, dusted myself off, and started the soul-work needed to forge a new life. I quit waiting. I rode in on my own white horse and picked up the pieces. I built a handmade life I am proud of — attached or unattached — a life that has me at the center, not on the periphery.

And that was the gift — the pony, so to speak — that was buried in all that sh*t. … More Letter to My Former Self