Category Archives: Growing Up

This is not a game (February 16, 2015)

It’s morning again. I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised, but I am. Its arrival is so certain, so steady, and most things – the overall majority – aren’t. Lately I find myself needing to prioritize more and more, to truly … Continue reading

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To have compassion (January 5, 2015)

It’s morning again, like it is without question. In the groggy waking hour I am not sure of much, but I know that I had to know my own pain in order to have compassion for yours. I had to … Continue reading

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Morning Love Letter (December 22, 2014)

We have to be willing to abandon who we thought we were (and the life that came along with that) in order to become who we can be (and the miracles that we have yet to know) because we deserve … Continue reading

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The story inside (December 1, 2014)

There is a story inside of me, the kind of story that you may have heard second-hand at a campfire or underneath the quilted covers, craving to be discovered, hungry for the big reveal. She wanders through the back alleys … Continue reading

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Morning Love Letter (October 27, 2014)

There comes a time in every season when you decide, this is who I will be, this is what I will and will not stand for, and these are my non-negotiables. This autumn I will be courageous, open, willing, honest, … Continue reading

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I do (October 20, 2014)

Ineffable is my experience as I commit to the journey of being a living love letter. I started this venture so I could fall in love with myself, with life, with the details and the sky, and ultimately we stumbled … Continue reading

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Morning Love Letter (September 8, 2014)

When I least expected it I looked around and felt myself to be happy, in the kind of ways that only I would know about, in the kind of ways that you only read about in magazines and books from … Continue reading

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This is a poem of indefinitely (July 28, 2014)

To my neighbor, Surrounded by boxes and books that have no place to go, I am not lost (this time). I have moved, and I continue to be in (e)motion. When I was sitting in the U-Haul truck, and you … Continue reading

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Letting out a scream (May 5, 2014)

When the sky is close, I tell myself that all roads lead to home, wherever that may, whoever that may be, and lately I am knowing it as this spaciousness inside myself where I am forgiven for all that I … Continue reading

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Morning Love Letter (April 7, 2014)

Must I engage with every thought that crosses my mind? That would be like talking to every stranger who I see in the streets of New York City. Must I find myself entangled inside complicated spirals of disaster when none … Continue reading

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