Inspiration

My Bay Area Beginnings

Golden Gate Bridge

It’s exactly one week since we arrived in sunny San Francisco. A blur of a week because we’ve been apartment-hunting, car-shopping, and getting our bearings. I’m figuring out the Muni (tram) and ferry transits and it’s been an interesting experience after living in suburban Chicago and driving everywhere. This is change we chose. Even though…

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The Longest Journey You’ll Ever Make

a person in a yellow hoodie facing away from us is watching an empty freeway from a height

It’s the longest journey you’ll ever make…and arguably the toughest. But it will be so worth it. I’m talking about the journey we all have to make as we travel from our head to our heart. From logic to letting go. From knowledge to wisdom. From figuring it all out to surrendering it. Remember that time when…

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My 1,689 Failed Attempts to Improve My Life

flipping through the pages of a book

I believe with every cell in my being that I am an old soul. A part of me has known this even when I was a little girl. As I grew into my twenties and thirties, I wanted to live up to that cherished ideal. To be an old soul in a world which wasn’t…

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A Silent Walk And The Lesson

blue skies with white puffy clouds, green mountains and a curved rocky path

I’m back from my two-week travels to Geneva and Paris. Invited to teach two sessions at the Inspired Writing Retreat, my heart is welling with deep gratitude for the gifts of this experience. To open the retreat, we did a 60-minute Silent Walk along The Way of St. James, a path the Camino de Santiago…

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