Curious and Positive: Taking the Pressure Off Your Future

Do you ever feel like your arms are being stretched in two directions, caught in a tug of war between worlds? Like you used to know where your life was going, but you took a few minutes to meander to the side of the road to smell the bluebonnets, and now you can barely remember … Continue reading Curious and Positive: Taking the Pressure Off Your Future

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I Trust This Day (A Prayer To Start Your Morning)

Dear God/Spirit/Universe/Higher Power/Life, I trust this day. I trust this space where I am standing, and I know that I’m exactly where I need to be. I know that this phase of my life is both its own unique chapter and an apprenticeship to something greater. I am strong enough to hold that paradox. I … Continue reading I Trust This Day (A Prayer To Start Your Morning)

Holy and Messy: Letting Your Life Purpose Find You

“They say, Find a purpose in your life and live it. But, sometimes, it is only after you have lived that you recognize your life had a purpose, and likely one you never had in mind.” – Khaled Hosseini   Sometimes the I Don’t Knows swoop in, slide around my neck, frighten me, sink me. … Continue reading Holy and Messy: Letting Your Life Purpose Find You

How Alive Are You Willing To Be?

“Because this business of becoming conscious, of being a writer, is ultimately about asking yourself, How alive am I willing to be?” – Anne Lamott   Wake up. Get frustrated with your alarm clock as if it should be ashamed for daring to wake you. Realize your bedroom is too freezing to fall back asleep … Continue reading How Alive Are You Willing To Be?

How to Receive Life Guidance from a Younger Version of Yourself

When I feel stuck, I often ask people what advice they would like to give to themselves when they were my age. “If you could go back in time and talk to a younger version of yourself, what would you say? What do you wish you had known? I posed this question on facebook once, … Continue reading How to Receive Life Guidance from a Younger Version of Yourself