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
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
Last spring, after being in back-to-back relationships for a decade, I found myself single. That break-up was a long time coming but I didn't have the courage to end it. I was scared to put myself first because I didn't know who I was without someone else to love and support me. It was terrifying… Continue reading Who are you when the relationship falls away?
Have you ever shared vows with a partner? I'm fascinated that we're taught to do this in marriage ceremonies, yet not with ourselves.While I've never been married, I've spent more time working through challenges in relationships to uphold our commitment to each other than I have with myself.After all, many of us have been raised to believe everything… Continue reading Would you make this vow?