Category Archives: Vulnerability

Laying Down the Gavel

9 September 2015 And when the black thread breaks, the weaver shall look into the whole cloth, and he shall examine the loom also.   ~Kahlil Gibran, from The Prophet I’ve been thinking about judging lately. Several weeks ago I … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Delving Into the Dark

14 August 2015 Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy—the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will … 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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Heroism, Close and Personal

14 July 2015   I fell in love with a guy when I was 18.  In the forty years since, that love has wobbled and wavered, been tested in a 1,000 different ways, and felt as if it has broken … Continue reading

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Being What We Are

7 July 2015   Ring the bells that still can ring. Forget your perfect offering.  There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. ~ Leonard Cohen     It’s so tempting to want to be what … Continue reading

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