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Don’t Take Their Shit With You

Sometimes people don’t know how to let go of their baggage without throwing it directly at you. It’s in those moments you have a choice to take their shit with you or leave it right where they threw it. 

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Trust Yourself. It’s The Only Way To Trust Anyone Else.

I go to the local tire shop to replace the tires on one of our vehicles. As I walk into the shop, a man, we’ll call him Don, is inquiring about jumper cables the tire shop does not sell. I offer to help locate a store that sells jumper cables nearby, but there are none […]

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Let Your Story Be Your Gift, Not Your Baggage

Stories are our gifts, depending on how we relate to them and use them to relate to life. I used to look at the stories of my past with shame, as if I’d done something to deserve the obstacles put in my path (some I had, but most I hadn’t), which made my stories feel […]

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Drawing the essence of what we know out of the shadows

Today I tried something new. I enjoyed it so much I thought I’d share it with you. I could tell you all about it, but then you’d be reading my summary and not what’s below …  that’s the prompt for throw-down thursday from deb cooper. i was just introduced to her via kylie bellard, whom […]

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Summer of Authenticity: Fully Alive! [Dian Reid]

Today’s guest blogger isn’t a guest at all. She lives here, hidden in the shadows of yesteryear. She’s the me I used to be, and then all grown up into the me I am today. :: i am when i find myself in playful soul respite and relief, i write… playfully, reality, rawly, really. i […]

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Learning Cane

Everything happens for a reason; I know this. Well, everything happens, and then we find meaning in what we do. We do if we’re going to learn and grow, anyway.

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