How do you pick out eggs? When I buy them, I inspect them thoroughly for cracks. If I later find one slipped past me, I feel annoyed! Sunday night I dreamt all my eggs were broken, sitting in the container marinating in their liquid innards. Ugh! How did this happen?? The next day as I prepared breakfast, I wondered what the dream… Continue reading Lessons on trust from broken eggs
Last summer my dream came true! On our teeny tiny patio, Jose planted tomatoes, basil, oregano, and mint. I always wanted a garden, but I didn't pursue it because there was too much to learn. What containers and soil to use. How much sunlight and water. What if I killed them all? Overwhelmed just thinking about it,… Continue reading You don’t have to know everything to grow tomatoes
Have you ever been embarrassed to share something personal, and once you do, you think "oh my gosh what have I done??!!"That was me last week. I shipped my mom a copy of Worthy of Me. I knew it'd be uncomfortable (for both of us) for her to read it. It contains intimate details of my relationships,… Continue reading From embarrassed to brave – I did not expect this!
Have you heard of Tony Robbins, the really tall fire-walking motivational speaker? Honestly I never much cared for him. I thought he was too loud, over-the-top, obnoxious. But this weekend I caught a documentary on his seminars. I saw how he witnessed people with such compassion. He has a gift of saying exactly what they… Continue reading Perfection, Tony Robbins, and massive judgment
Are you a planner or more of a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants-er? When I first discovered the joy of planning my schedule to fit in everything I loved and valued, I became hooked. I realized how much control I had to create a fulfilling life. Yet this summer when life got hard, I put so much pressure on… Continue reading A practice in trust