Light Your Own Fire

It’s a chilly snowy Christmas Day — or, for us Jews, Tuesday 😉 — and I’m home alone in Boulder where I just did something for the very first time…I lit a fire just for me! I have no idea if this seems like a big…

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run toward joy & fun – it’s self-sabotage not to

i got stuck last night. in an old pattern. again. even though i have been consciously driving myself toward new ways of relating, sometimes i forget my new navigation system and fall prey to habit. this time was a little different. i had the awareness,…

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Setbacks : Breakthroughs

                    This week, just when I thought certain less-than-enchanting behavior patterns of my past were dead and buried, I reverted to some old actions and reactions. As if the data comprising the new me had not…

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“Sit in the possibility…without the logistics.”

              “Sit in the possibility…without the logistics.” It’s a month later and her words still echo. I have great respect and gratitude for being seen by her, even when she has no qualms pointedly calling me out on my…

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Taking Off The Cape

                      While working on my next book – about the unforeseen opportunities, empowerment and blessings that have emerged after my divorce – one specific aspect of myself keeps jumping out at me that clearly defines…

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bone

I’m sitting in my hotel room in Vancouver where we have our I Can Do It! conference here this weekend. As I’m deciding on which poems from the newly revised and updated edition of my book Writing for My Life…Reclaiming the Lost Pieces of Me: A…

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