Oak with his hiking haul, preparing to summit the Rupal Face of Nanga Parbat. As we left the house for our daily post-breakfast walk I noticed something hanging from our mailbox. Oakley ran to retrieve a plastic egg, and discovered 4 chocolate pieces wrapped in foil. He wasn't sure what they were yet, but I … Continue reading Getting to “Yes!”
I sat in a counseling session some time ago, working on a relationship that matters a great deal to me, and I asked, “So, I’ve finally set these boundaries, but why do I still feel so angry and resentful?” Can you relate? You’ve done all this work to finally clarify what does and doesn’t work … Continue reading Boundaries of steel?
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
The breezes at dawn have secrets to tell you; don't go back to sleep. - Jalaluddin Rumi We were packing up to leave our campsite at 3am and I was exhausted, cursing the 3-day-ago-Leah who thought it was a good idea to go camping with a baby and a toddler. As I carried Oakley … Continue reading Perspective
currently reading voraciously... or at a snail's pace One Day in December by Josie Silver The Sacred Enneagram by Chris Heuertz Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport Siblings Without Rivalry by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish Reclaiming Conversation by Sherry Turkle What are you reading?