Tag Archives: vulnerability

Grace in a Tree

Turns out that you can invite grace into your life, into your home, but grace doesn’t automatically make your life or home calmer or better or more joyful. Continue reading

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You’re a Mess. Cheer Up.

My dear friend tells me I’m a mess. Wtf? Granted, this is a friend who I trust like no other. When I fall apart, she is the one who holds space for me to unravel and become a puddle on … Continue reading

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The Confessional of a Sinner

Here is my confession: Through my life, in the different iterations of me–the wilder one, the irresponsible one, the uptight one, the good girl one, the anxious one, the depressed one; in each of these phases of my life, I … Continue reading

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Put the Armor Down, Be Vulnerable, & Marinate

An old, trusted friend asked about details of how my last relationship ended. We talked about it, and it was clear that I was still having difficulty with it, and the loss; I was still hurting. And I admitted that … Continue reading

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Just Show Up

A little over a year ago I decided I wanted to start dating again after a long hiatus, or a sabbatical if you will–because a sabbatical is rest from work. And dating is hard work. When I mentioned this to … Continue reading

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“Forget the Fear, Worry About the Addiction”–Trapeze School of NY

I recently went to my second flying trapeze class. Let me set the stage for you. I am deathly afraid of heights. And I’m neither flexible nor athletic. I can’t even do a forward roll or cartwheel–these aren’t skills I’ve … Continue reading

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Flawed & Fabulous

So I’ve followed this fabulous woman for a while now–through her blog, not in a stalking sort of way. I find her authenticity and vulnerability so refreshing, so genuine. And she makes me laugh so hard I always pee a … Continue reading

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