For years I thought that for my work to really matter it had to be my passion. Or, I had to work for an organization with the meaningful philanthropic mission, or simply have work that allowed me to directly make some sort of epic difference in the world. The reality is that most of us... Continue Reading →
Why trying to find my passion led to distraction
For many years I was asleep. Perhaps it was my brain simply trying to protect me from the hurts of the world, both past and present. Or perhaps it was just the"default" mode of operation that I ended up in after years of closing the doors and hiding from the truth of my life during that time. In 2007,... Continue Reading →
1| Let. It. Go. 2| Yes, I can. 3| The time is now. 4| Inhale love, exhale hate. 5| I am enough. I have enough. There is enough. 6| Quiet. Focus. Trust. 7| Breathe in peace, breathe out love. 8| Be true. Be kind. Be present. Breathe.
This year, winter seems to be hanging on with a very tight grip. I have been dreaming about my garden for months now, using Pinterest to collect ideas. In preparation for Spring's embrace, I have started some seeds indoors, using my newly erected grow station. I am not very good at this - so hopefully... Continue Reading →
My Three Words for 2014
In a recent post by Chris Brogan, he encourages us to choose three words to guide our direction for the coming year, rather than develop lengthy resolutions or checklists. These three words need to summarize and represent a core desired feeling, and are an inner guide for decisions on how to invest time, money, and... Continue Reading →
2013 Reflection and Gratitude
With only a few hours left in 2013, I figure it's a good idea to take some time to reflect on my journey and to make some decisions around where to apply my focus in 2014. In this age of distraction it's really for me to lose my way and not make progress in areas... Continue Reading →
Inspiration: Mary Granville Delany
Mary Granville Delany (1700-1788) bloomed in her 70s, when she found her life’s passion, creating almost 1000 life-size, three-dimensional, scientifically-correct botanical prints now held by the British Museum. She is considered the first mixed media collage artist because she used paint, paper, and parts of flowers. I am inspired.