Fear of the Pen?

I am currently fighting a battle with fear. I’ve already established that my innermost spirit demands that I write. I’ve begun to make the time and space necessary for it. I’ve jotted down notes. I’ve mulled over concepts and played with words in my mind over countless captured moments.

Yet when the opportunity to sit and do nothing but write – to quench that thirst I know full well I have – I freeze. Continue reading »


Creating the Gift of a Lifetime for My Daughters

Little by little, every year, I am creating the gift of a lifetime for my daughters. The idea was passed on to my by another busy, working, but also thoughtful and creative mom. She also happened to have lost her own mom, I believe at a fairly young age. So I think this idea of creating a legacy of dialogue for her children was especially important to her.

The idea is simple:

  1. Get a journal or notebook. Continue reading »

Reconnecting With Self: Today’s Conquests

Just a very short post for today to celebrate for a moment my own personal conquests on my path to self, and a reminder for all of you: Do not overlook the value of taking a pause.

When you achieve something, complete something, feel something you’ve been yearning to feel… PAUSE.

That’s what I’m doing tonight. Just taking a brief pause to reflect and yes, celebrate. Continue reading »