xxxi : day four

This year has been a year of many firsts. Case in point, I have never posted my annual birthday post a whole day late – let alone four. But this year, I think that very action goes to show what I’ve learned to admit: It’s okay that this post is late, and the time I…

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our year of resolve

Did you know that when a tree sheds its leaves for winter, it’s not as dead as it may look? Despite its beautiful, barren appearance, it is already full of tiny buds, breaking their way out through the branches in preparation for their blossom into spring. Therefore, while we view winter as a time of…

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fall of intentions

It’s at least once a week that I ask myself, How do they do it? How do (the elusive) they institute change in themselves? How do they allow new rituals and routines into their daily lives? How do they get better? How do they stay there? Well, I’ve finally realized the answer. And it’s that…

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where do we go from here? a simple + good recap

We’ve talked about things that matter. We’ve talked about letting go of the milestone mentality and knowing who we are. We’ve talked about learning to listen, to both the world and ourselves, and about reckoning with the reality of our creative dreams. But none of these things are true qualities of simplicity. Heck, this may…

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