Apology not accepted

The other day while waiting to order my coffee I heard a woman apologize three times for ordering decaf, which was out, meaning that the staff had to make a fresh pot.  The way she carried herself and repeatedly apologized made me angry, uncomfortable, and annoyed.  Her body language screamed, I am so not worth […]

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change everything

Old belief systems are hard to change.  It is like going your whole life being called a certain name and then one day telling the world to address you by a completely new set of letters.  It changes you and challenges others.  Like our beliefs, changing our self image and allowing our truest version to […]

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Wise

If you know anything about me, you know that I talk about love. A lot. And I write about love, dream about love, and believe that love is pretty much the reason we are here. But, there is another reason why I think we’re here too. Forgiveness: An act of letting go. The ultimate form of […]

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December

Here we are, in the last month of what I would call one of the most challenging years of my life.  The potential to look back and resent, be regretful, delusional, sad, or to be angry is great.  The holiday’s have a funny way of stirring the pot.  This time of year mysteriously brings things to […]

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You are not a jar

The other night I found myself in my mother’s craft room, attempting to be creative.  I am bad at art, has been one of my go-to phrases since the fourth grade.  I will always remember her; the art teacher from hell.  She told me I was bad at art and I believed it ever since.  My […]

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Valley of the Sun

Lake Pleasant, AZ: The air was still and the sky ominous.  Each wash filled with an array of rocks, so pretty that I walked with my head down for hours.  I kept wondering how the hell so many beautiful rainbow colored chunks of earth ended up in one place at one time. We found sun bleached bones […]

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Land of Enchantment

TAOS, NM: filled me with longing, excited my every cell, and animated my speech to sometimes annoyingly loud tones. There was a sort of magical calm in the air, like good things have happened there to good people, that haven’t always had good things happen to them. The kind of place that makes you believe […]

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