A New Year’s Hope for Radical Acceptance, Greater Kindness and Deeper Truth

“Don’t you find it odd,” she continued, “that when you’re a kid, everyone, all the world, encourages you to follow your dreams. But when you’re older, somehow they act offended if you even try.” ~ Ethan Hawke, The Hottest State   On this New Year’s Eve, I am looking inward and claiming my personally perceivedContinue reading “A New Year’s Hope for Radical Acceptance, Greater Kindness and Deeper Truth”

Born to Write

“If a story is in you, it has to come out.” ~ William Faulkner Remember my little blog post last week about setting and keeping writing resolutions for the new year? Well, 2015 got off to a rough start. A family member was in the hospital. Wicked weather caused us to have two snow daysContinue reading “Born to Write”

A Renewed Commitment to Writing for the New Year

The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals. Melody Beattie Most of the writing that I do, you do not see. Even when I don’t update this blog nearly as much as I need or want to, IContinue reading “A Renewed Commitment to Writing for the New Year”

Living Intentionally in 2014

Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, across the snow: The year is going, let him go; Ring out the false, ring in the true. ~Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 1850 I think in terms of the day’s resolutions, not the year’s.  ~Henry Moore It’s that time of year, one resplendent with makingContinue reading “Living Intentionally in 2014”