Category Archives: Giving up on perfectionism

Quenched

19 April 2016 It seems that, in transforming our responsiveness, this is not only what allows us to be surprised by the world but to also be that surprise to the world. ~Colten Steele You’ve probably realized that I love … Continue reading

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Sculpting Good Questions

12 April 2016 And so the ability to ask beautiful questions, often in very unbeautiful moments, is one of the great disciplines of a human life. And a beautiful question starts to shape your identity as much by asking it … Continue reading

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Filling our Bowls

27 January 2016 Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself.  You are a child of the universe no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here.  Max Ehrmann, Desiderata, 1927 The topic of … Continue reading

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Devotions

12 January 2016 And this is the core of the secret:  Attention is the beginning of devotion.  ~Mary Oliver As I wrote last week, I’ve been thinking about rhythms, the natural cycles that include periods of rest.  And, like many … Continue reading

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A Full Pantry

29 September 2015 Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.  ~Mahatma Gandhi   I love fall. Here in Northern California, the season has begun tiptoeing in, quietly slipping pomegranates and pumpkins in … Continue reading

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Shake it Up!

15 September 2015 dance all night play all day                                                               … Continue reading

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Delving Into the Dark

11 August 2015 “You must go into the dark in order to bring forth your light.”  ~Debbie Ford, The Dark Side of the Light Chasers: Reclaiming Your Power, Creativity, Brilliance, and Dreams   I fear going into this kind of … Continue reading

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