A Year of Peace

The search for peace is an important one. Meditation is rarely a topic on this blog, and for good reason. You either get it or you don’t, and the latter isn’t easily converted. I understand. For years, I didn’t think that meditation could help in any tangible way, or maybe I never really considered it. […]

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32 and going Strong(est)

4 years ago, I took a photo. In this photo, I’m wearing a black tank top with bright green lettering. I’m flexing my bicep, and I’m also smiling like I’m positively insane. I look like a tool. Those who saw it likely questioned my sanity. I knew what the reactions would be, but I took […]

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The Right Person

We’re all just working it out as we go. Living this life, hurtling through time and space at an unsustainable pace, we press on. We don’t know where we’re going, and even if we’re in the presence of good company, there’s no denying that our journey is our own. Our search for meaning and for […]

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Forgive

It’s not always easy to brush it off. I’ve tried to write this post twice. It’s not that I don’t like what I’ve written, I just know that I can do better. I want to write the post that this topic deserves, as it seems more important than ever to be able to forgive others, […]

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Advice

Sometimes, all we need is a piece. Decisions in our lives are a constant, but some are big enough to make you doubt yourself, to make you pause, and wonder if you’re capable of making the choice on your own. We might want to consult someone else. We want to make sure we consider the […]

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Shedding Your Skin

There is no turning back. Change is not something that’s always easy to grasp, or even to notice. Sometimes, the changes are big and dramatic, like someone having a baby or moving to another place, and it’s clear that some aspect of your life is different than it used to be. You realize it when […]

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The Wilderness

At a certain point, you realize you’re leaving the path. One time, I got lost in the woods. It was nighttime, and I won’t get into too many of the specifics, but I will say that it was terrifying. I looked around, and all I could see were blackened trees, shadows, and a sprawling darkness. […]

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