In my dark ages, as I rode my bike to work one cold winter morning, I noticed holiday lights sparkling along the way. My heart sparkled, and like the moment kindling bursts into flames, my body filled with warmth. I’d forgotten. The embers inside me had gone cold in difficult times, and warmth seemed likeContinue reading “What I Know About Hope”
Dear Blog, It’s been a long time since I wrote—starting a new life is busy! I radically decluttered my life, went full Marie Kondo, keeping only those things that spark joy. What did I keep? We still have two cats, including the miraculous Potato who seems to be effectively self-medicating by eating kitty litter (yeah,Continue reading “Now *That’s* Radical Decluttering”
My quirky feet are happiest barefoot and second happiest in minimalist shoes that stay out of the way and let them do their own thing. Unfortunately, shoes that feel best on me tend to have minimal-to-no treads and my quirky heart is happiest out in the woods where treads come in handy. I spent aContinue reading “New Shoes 😊”
Why did I struggle to stick to a regular meditation practice then? Knowing it was great wasn’t enough for me to meditate with any kind of consistency. After years of “should”ing myself into one unsuccessful daily routine after another, I found it! The answer was, of course, sitting right in front of me.