rest + restoration

This year has been strange. It’s like we have all of the time and none of the energy. All of the ideas and none of the follow through. All of the gas and nowhere to go. Or maybe that’s just me. Personally, since I lost my job in July, I’ve been overcompensating by trying to…

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reflections on intentions

“You can’t always get what you want. But if you try sometimes you find you get what you need.” – The Rolling Stones Well, here it is, y’all. The end of October is upon us, we’re about to turn the clocks, the election is just a few days away, and the Fall of Intentions is…

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You Matter

These two simple words strung together make a powerful statement that I can’t take credit for. They came to me from the most unexpected of places – from one of our recent writing retreaters – an older lady with a varied past that was slowly revealed to us through a series of stories and poems.…

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on optimism:

I’m not a very good optimist. I always seemed to think I was, but now I have to reevaluate that point. I mean, when things are going my way…Yaas! Great! But isn’t that all of us? Being positive about good things is not a triumph. It’s just a natural state of existence. Sometimes our optimism…

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