Black and White

Have you ever looked at a picture in color and then looked at it in black and white? It’s startling. It’s almost as if you’re looking at a different place and time. There are contrasts in the black and white that I miss while looking at the beautiful color. And so it is with me…

Remembering firsts

  Firsts are amazing, aren’t they? I experienced the first snow of this season yesterday. I admit I’m easily amazed, but the newness of the white covering the ground seems like a clean slate full of possibility and redemption. What firsts do you remember? Do you remember that first taste of coffee? Or seeing your first snowfall?…

Receiving Days

  The drizzling rain is so comforting. Some days are more like “receiving days”, don’t you think? We didn’t have to think about how to get the water from there to here and what the ocean currents and winds needed to do, or how the clouds would carry it. It just arrived like an unexpected,…

The Genius 

You are a genius. Have you accepted that yet? You possess something extraordinary. Yes, you do!  #1 Accept that you ARE a genius. How genius is that? Step one, accept you are a genius. 😜 Im so glad you’ve accepted that, BUT it’s not enough for know this factually. It must be acknowledged. This is…

All from the same dirt

Siblings are the people who know you first. They are the ones who give context to your life and open you up to self-awareness. Whether you are the oldest, in the middle or last, you find your little niche in relationship to your sibling(s), their thoughts, ideas and actions. They are your first connections and…