embrace the mystery

I was on Facebook this morning and saw this quote pop up by Panache Desai that read like this: “As you navigate your day, know that it isn’t going to go exactly as planned. Not exactly.” At first, I didn’t think too much of it, but then….it stopped me in my tracks and it really…

what do you want?

How do you want to live your life? What’s important to you? Have you ever sat down to think about that answer? Do you ever put pen to paper? Fingers to keyboard? Thoughts into motion? I have recently signed up to an 8 week fitness challenge at my yoga studio that includes Revkor. It required…

the first week

here i am, still somewhat lost in translation.  i think the hardest part is trying to figure out how i want this to look and feel and here i am using all lowercase letters because i wanted it to look casual. inviting. conversational. it feels not right. it feels like “not me” Like I don’t…

Pema Chödron: The Places That Scare You

Originally posted on Paging Mrs Zen:
  Picture by Patrick Webber “Rather than going after our walls and barriers with a sledgehammer, we pay attention to them. With gentleness and honesty, we move closer to those walls. We touch them and smell them and get to know them well. We begin a process of acknowledging…

the beginning

i started this blog last week, but really didn’t know how to begin, so it sat and i’ve been percolating on it ever since…how does one start in the middle of life…shouldn’t we start at the beginning, but then how do we really know when the beginning is? so here i am, at the beginning…