You cannot be authentic if you, are not you. You cannot be real if you are not awake. You cannot make a change if you are not fully here to make it.
It’s how I’ve been able to see the other side of the struggle, and love them.
What if the thing, the really great thing that I do, the thing that that girl saw in me? What if it’s just, BEING ME?
So last Monday, a week ago, I had surgery to repair an umbilical hernia I’ve been ignoring for the last eight years. Per usual, I thought it would be no big deal. 60 minute surgery, home before noon, likely working again by 1pm. Only, to no one’s surprise but mine, that’s not exactly how it … Continue reading CORE
Burned turkey, raw turkey, turkey jerky, turkey in the snow, turkey on the beach, turkey from the store, turkey in Nebraska, and Hawaii.Turkey on a hilltop, turkey in a valley, turkey with my family, and turkey with my fRamily. Turkey for five, turkey for thirty-five, turkey in silence, turkey in jest, turkey served by me, … Continue reading Make a Mess
Softness. I’ve spent the better part of this year seeking softness, learning how I can move more gently, speak with more love, offer myself and others compassion and explore exactly what being a yes means to me. And, at the same time, I’ve been moving from a place of real, not simply “nice.” Yes, these … Continue reading GET REAL