Courage

First BE.

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I have a dear friend who is an amazing painter. She’s been an artist as long as I can remember (we were toddlers together). Her artistic sensibilities delight me, inspire me, and influence me. I own a number of her paintings. They feed me every […]

Courage

NO.

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This is an actual picture of me after reading the news on my twitter feed.  Some people might say, don’t read about it! Don’t listen! Don’t pay attention if it makes you upset!  That’s no answer.  I’m all for self-care, for titrating so I can stay resilient.  […]

Courage

Rock Falling Area

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I’ve been through some stuff. You have too.  I know some things now, because of it.  You do too.  Would I prefer not to have endured the first thing in order to learn what I learned? Part of me wants to say, YES GIVE ME SUNSHINE […]

Courage

Which will it be?

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Not everyone is going to like what you do. Do it anyway. Not everyone is going to like what you say. Say it anyway. Not everyone is going to love what you love. Love it anyway. Now, I’m not talking about being an ass! I’m […]

Body Compass

Not all confidence is alike

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Everyone is afraid. I’m afraid. Somewhere inside, you’re afraid. Everyone you know is afraid, about something, some of the time.  People living lives of purpose aren’t any less afraid than the rest of us, they’re just practiced at not letting it stop them.  So, we’re afraid. Yay! HOW NORMAL […]

Courage

What are you itching to do?

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We love quotes and sayings for the wisdom they offer because they express something we already knew but didn’t know that we knew until that moment.    Wisdom lives inside all of us. When we hear it, we recognize it.    Here’s one that’s pretty simple: Sometimes later becomes never. That can be […]

Body Compass

Stay

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I signed up for a class in creating a solo show. I did Part 1 in the fall. Part 2 starts in a couple of weeks and ends with a performance. That I will do. In front of, you know, people.  I’ve wanted to do this […]