Tag Archives: mindfulness

Gifts of the Privileged

La Chica: I LOVE MY EYESIGHT!!!!! La Momma: Uh, what? La Chica: Well, you know. I close my eyes. Then I open them. And WOW! I see bursts of orange! I close them again. Then I open them, and BOOM! … Continue reading

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My Greatest Fear

Glennon Doyle Melton’s Our Sacred Scared series inspired me to really examine my greatest fears. What’s my greatest fear? I don’t know. I’ve had many. They were all great (and not in a good-great way, but a big-great way). They … Continue reading

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I think I’m supposed to come up with some sort of list–a year-end list of lessons learned, or milestone moments, or gratitudes, or resolutions, or horrible events, or things to look forward to in the new year. Some sort of … Continue reading

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Are You There God? It’s Me…

I went to church today. I know, normal people wouldn’t make that kind of proclamation, well, at all. Because it’s part of many people’s lives. I am, however, a wretched soul who has always been ambivalent about spirituality, faith, and … Continue reading

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Be Still

I haven’t blogged much lately. This is where you tell me “I KNOW! I’ve missed reading you!” That’s OK, I know you feel that way even if you don’t know it yet. I’ve missed you too. And this is where … Continue reading

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Become a Lake

The last couple days I’ve been repeating to myself “Be a lake. Be a lake. Be a lake.” To no avail. I have not evolved into becoming a lake yet; I am still just Batshit Crazy. As you nod in … Continue reading

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The Space In Between

I am going through a little something these days. I’m admitting hard truths. I’m learning to sit in the discomfort of that, and the unfamiliar feelings that come with new behaviors and choices. I am having a hard time with … Continue reading

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