I Wish You Rainbows: A Prayer for Self Acceptance

May you find your rainbow, your miracle, your peace in the fog today.

Today I wish you rainbows. I wish you the bravery to take a deep breath and forgive yourself for being so you, so human, so beautiful and sacred and perfect and fallible and messy all at one. I wish you the fierceness to show up for your life. To accidentally talk too much. To say … Continue reading I Wish You Rainbows: A Prayer for Self Acceptance

Three Steps to Find Your Voice

Have you ever scrambled around trying to find your glasses, only to realize twenty minutes later they were perched on your head the whole time? Finding your creative voice feels that way too. You search, you wonder, you pray, you take classes, you read every trending article about how to find your voice... until you … Continue reading Three Steps to Find Your Voice

You Don’t Have To Blow Their Minds

“I have written 11 books but each time I think ‘Uh-oh, they’re going to find out now. I’ve run a game on everybody, and they’re going to find me out.’” —Maya Angelou   I spoke to a group of writers in St. Louis last month about how to break through writer's block and nurture their … Continue reading You Don’t Have To Blow Their Minds

Seven Books I’m Loving Lately

“Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.” ― John Green   Even as social media and the internet change the ways we absorb information, I’m … Continue reading Seven Books I’m Loving Lately