Spring Awakening

Richard Newman: Get Well Soon The older you get, the more fragile you understand life to be. I think that’s good motivation for getting out of bed joyfully each day. ~ Julia Roberts Read More Fairy Tales I read the news with extreme caution, as anyone who regularly reads my blog knows. No point in ingesting … More Spring Awakening

Initiations

The best things in life aren’t things. They are the complex relationships and experiences we are given on a daily basis. Raw, messy, painful love. Heartbreak. Birth. Death. The chance to touch another human being. They are present in our beloved pets, in crisp pink clouds at dawn, and in the wild beauty of the desert swirling with bright stars. They glow inside the limited number of chances we have to tell our mothers (or fathers) we love them. They live inside the quiet willingness we exhibit in risking our hearts, in being seen, in openly giving of ourselves without expectation of a return. … More Initiations

Running Toward the Roar

Our deepest fears are like dragons guarding our deepest treasure – Rainer Maria Rilke Heading Into the Darkness October is the month where we start our descent into darkness each year.  For some of us, the darkness and mystery may seem frightening.  The shadows may contain wildness, ghosts, even nightmares.  What will we find as … More Running Toward the Roar