Desiderata Unraveled

I bought a copy of Desiderata by Max Ehrmann at The Old Curiosity Shoppe in Seattle while I was still in high school. I have no idea what happened to that small piece of parchment with the handwritten calligraphy.  I am sure it got lost along with much of the detritus of my childhood. Still, the … More Desiderata Unraveled

Taming the Dragon

Our fears are like dragons guarding our deepest treasure. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke The past couple of years have been almost exclusively about conquering, dismantling and letting go of my fears.  I’ve been afraid of so many things.  Risk.  Love.  Success. Failure. I feared if I looked at my own shadow side, it might swallow … More Taming the Dragon

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