Do You See What I See?

Seen on my run: **A towering tree that looked more like an elephant than a tree; an elephant rearing up on his hind legs, trunk extended toward the heavens, bellowing deeply. He was a beast, towering over the people running and walking beneath him, and I imagined myself in some…

Unleash The Beast

We all have bad habits. We do things we're not supposed to do and don't do things we're supposed to do. We eat things we're not supposed to eat and don't eat things we're supposed to eat. We're all smart enough to know what is and isn't healthy for us…

The Mindfulness That Comes With A Hot Shower

I am so thankful for hot water. Last Sunday I noticed rust-colored water coming from the kitchen faucet. Thank goodness for the world wide web, as I quickly did some research, called a few plumbers and well, fast-forward to Friday… I may be $1,000 poorer, but for the first…

Sunshine And Dirt Trails

Sometimes love doesn’t work out. And when you find yourself at the end of the fairy tale, without your happily ever after… you have to let yourself feel sad. Just for a time....to truly feel the feelings you feel.      And then you must pick your strong person up…

One Final Post: A Season of Silence

Monday, January 28, 2013 - There is supposed to be a season for everything. A time to be born. A time to die. A time to plant. A time to uproot. A time to keep. A time to throw away. A time to speak. A time to be silent. For…

Defining The New Year

With the new year upon us, I imagine most everyone has read and/or written personal reflections of 2012. December and January posts all around the web are satiated with great memories, grand victories and groovy self-improvement goals for 2013. Last January, I wrote a post inviting 2012 to be…