Feeling Unworthy

Tweet It happened again. I was feeling at peace with my life. The speeding ticket far behind me. The illness starting to heal itself. Acceptance was beginning to melt like chocolate, thick, rich and beautiful and seeping into anything hard and open. And then it happened. Life. It’s the person who’s doing better than you.…

The Importance of Play in Inspiration

Tweet Many people get caught up with words like, “progress,” “certainty,” and “maturity.” They worry when they don’t know what they want to be when they grow up. They beat themselves up when two steps forward leads to one step back. They are self-critical and ashamed when they are “acting immature.” But it’s all part…

Loving What You Got

Tweet It’s not always easy to look down at your cracked shoes, your too light wallet, your larger-than-life thighs and say to yourself, “Gee, I love my life!” But I’m going to tell you why it’s hard not to. Even though you could list hundreds of things you don’t like about yourself, your situation, your…

Why It’s Great to Be Imperfect

Tweet {flickr photo} “Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.” ~ Harriet Braiker It could be hilarious that I’m the one to write this post. After all, I’ve been known to discard drawings and crumple up grade school art projects because it wasn’t good enough. But I also may be one of…

Forgive Me Fellow Friends…

Tweet while I sit down and sleep. Lately, I’ve been having dreams that tell me things like, “Slow down. Savor more.” No joke. But the irony is that I can’t sleep. I take this as a sign that my health’s wonky again so I probably need to take it down a notch. This also means…

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