All posts filed under “Change

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Everything Changing

I’m taking an online class from Pema Chodron, one of my beloved teachers. There’s a ton of great information to absorb (way more than I can probably absorb in one 6-week class) but the question she recently asked has stuck with me: Am I the… Read More


“I dip my pen in the blackest ink, because I’m not afraid of falling into my inkpot.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson “Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly.” ~Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 6: Fables and Reflections… Read More

The Wisdom of Pattern

I really want to write something tonight, but I find myself at a loss, with no serious thoughts/observations of my own to share – though I will nudge you toward reading this amazing post by Danielle LaPorte on building a spiritual practice. (So good!) I suppose I do… Read More

Time to Get Up!

Whew! This summer is busting my butt! Still, there’s not a lot of fodder for complaint. I started a new job this week, though, and I’m working my way through the sludge of “I don’t know what I’m doing”s and “I’m totally overwhelmed”s, which doesn’t… Read More

The Journey into Autumn

 Some rights reserved by Grigor Hristov Consider the trees which allow the birds to perch and fly away without either inviting them to stay or desiring them never to depart. If your heart can be like this, you will be near to the way. –Zen Saying–


No Escape by Sylvie Pickering The Uses of Sorrow by Mary Oliver (In my sleep I dreamed this poem) Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift. I am never… Read More

Tidbits and Snippets

What a bizarre week it’s been. I’m still in limbo in so many ways. I moved out of my apartment on Tuesday, spending most of the day with T, who didn’t phone it in (as expected) but actually worked his ass off moving my stuff… Read More