“All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.”

Ernest Hemingway

September 29, 2017

...and you don't know where to start with all the things you have to do, just sleep.

...and then do wake up and do one thing that lights up your soul, because that's always the first thing.

...and then all the things won't feel so heavy, and you won't feel so tired.

It is...

September 28, 2017

1. I was listening to Rob Bell's podcast this morning (one on Wisdom), and I had to stop and write down a quote:

"The problem with complaining is that complaining is energy spent that you coud have spent asking questions."

That resonated with me, because I've been in thi...

September 27, 2017

...find a quiet space and let it find its own rhythm again. If you give it time, it will remember.

...and if it needs reminding, sit by the ocean and feel the pulse of the life force around you, the one that runs through you, through us all. If you give it time, it will...

September 26, 2017

...because I try to live life open-handed, rather than close-fisted

...and I want to be a gentle touch to whatever passes

...so that maybe a battered soul will be reminded that there is still kindness in this world

September 25, 2017

  1. Because sometimes I get lost in comparison, self-doubt, discouragement. And I hide the true things fearing the real isn't good enough. I duck my chin. I filter. I angle. I dull my shine. 

  2. And I forget that I am my best work in progress, and that the scars and the wrinkl...

September 22, 2017

I am not a person who cries much. Maybe over someone else's suffering, but rarely over my own.

Sometimes I've wondered if this is a bad thing, if my ability to compartmentalize something, pivot, and move on means I don't process things right, or I don't feel that deeply...

September 14, 2017

And I choose...what I think, how I feel, what I do, who I do it with.

I'm not begging for anything.

I'm not even gonna ask.

September 9, 2017

...and I find myself thrown off balance, twisting in the wind a bit, head bent against the torrent.

But I know this too shall pass, and I treasure the dark periods because the sunrise is my favorite.

And I am learning to rest, to be still, and to know...I am spoken for. 

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