The days of playing small are behind all of us.
We can’t go back.
This world needs our authenticity and our brains and our beautiful souls and our astonishing dreams and steely strength.
We may want to wimp out and sit in sloth at McDonald’s eating GMO fries and drinking cancer in a can, but we can’t. We can no longer do that if we are awake at all. … More Playing Small is No Longer an Option
I’ve loved this experience but I love the life I have, too.
It has been revelatory and heart-opening.
And now I want to go home. I want to go back to the familiar comforts and glorious sunrises and breathtaking wildness of Northern NM.
This way of life in Barcelona has been about being, much more than doing.
And I can take that sense of how to approach life home to NM.
I want less doing and more being, as a new friend said recently in a Facebook post. … More Look Homeward, Angel
Last night when we were half way across the Atlantic, flying over seamounts outside of St. John, Newfoundland, I cast the I-Ching with my Kindle (how new age of me) and got the hexagram for Joy.
I’d asked about the purpose of this trip.
How perfect. Joy. … More Barcelona, baby
I will spend the Summer Solstice on the Mediterranean and carry the stars in my pockets.
I will eat tapas and drink beer and walk to the Picasso Museum and Sagrada Familia and Park Guell.
And I will write about my adventures… … More Miss Adventure Rides Again
“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Anonymous
Help me embrace this beautiful, unique, incredible opportunity to teach, write, and learn in Barcelona this summer as a member of the inaugural class of Mindvalley U. I am certain that I will make the most of this chance to dialogue with and learn from everyone I meet there. … More Grace Notes: Answering When Called
And so it begins. Seeing Light. Everywhere. Seeing doors everywhere. Seeing my way through. At last. While I’ve been recovering from the various and sundry ailments of the past few months, I’ve started to brew up some big plans, which I will be acting on during the next four or five months. One of those … More The Journey of a Thousand Miles
“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” ~ St. Augustine TRAVELING GIRL This week promises another flurry of activity. I am packing my bags and hitting the road. First, I head to Austin, Texas for an educational conference. Then at the end of the week, I fly … More Austin Bound
“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ~ Albert Einstein Today I spent several hours at a friend’s house cutting and pasting my vision board for 2013 together, after we chanted about our various challenges and … More Visualizing the Year Ahead
I saw this open letter (all italicized portions of this post) from Henry Rollins on Facebook the other day. I beg young people to travel. If you don’t have a passport, get one. Take a summer, get a backpack and to to Delhi, go to Saigon, go to Bangkok, go to Kenya… I was reminded … More It’s a Big World: Go See It
“Close your eyes and tap your heels together three times. And think to yourself, there’s no place like home.” ~ L. Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz A week ago, I wrote this blog from the 4th floor hotel room I was staying in Albany, NY. A couple of hours later, I got on south … More There’s No Place Like Home