on my nightstand + in my ears

I woke up early this morning, with the sun in fact, hungry for a fresh perspective before hitting "send" on this newsletter. I read an excerpt from Seven Sacred Pauses, and was reminded of how the morning is not simply about waking up my physical body, but awakening my spirit to the possibilities that await … Continue reading on my nightstand + in my ears

on my nightstand + in my ears

Here's a short article about ways to set boundaries by my bestie, BB. I'm dreaming of my own space to craft (or nap) sans interruptions. Aren't these dreamy?! This is one of the most beautifully illustrated, and intended children's books I've read lately. I've been so encouraged by sacred practices like Aaron Niequist writes about … Continue reading on my nightstand + in my ears

Doing the work.

If we do not transform our pain, we will most assuredly transmit it—usually to those closest to us: our family, our neighbors, our co-workers, and, invariably, the most vulnerable, our children. - Richard Rohr When my husband and I talked about growing our family, one of my biggest fears was that I would pass along … Continue reading Doing the work.

on my nightstand and in my ears

Cold Tangerines by Shauna Niequist The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah Building our House by Jonathan Bean The Midlife Unraveling by Brene Brown. I read this every so often when I need better words to describe some of my own midlife crisis (or midlife unraveling as she calls it). I love the Daily Meditations from … Continue reading on my nightstand and in my ears

Outsourcing Wisdom

Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are written in a very foreign tongue. - Rilke In some seasons, usually the one's wrought with the pesky and uncomfortable emotions like anxiety, frustration, grief, sadness, I notice I … Continue reading Outsourcing Wisdom

belonging.

“True belonging is the spiritual practice of believing in and belonging to yourself so deeply that you can share your most authentic self with the world and find sacredness in both being a part of something and standing alone in the wilderness. True belonging doesn’t require you to change who you are; it requires you … Continue reading belonging.