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The Power of a Question Mark

At every crucial changing of direction of my life, it has been a question that provoked the shift. "What is the cost to me of being in this relationship?" "If I don't fit here, where do I fit?" "What if I *don't* take this risk?" "What if going bigger was easier than going smaller?" After I...

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Transition: When You’re Ready to Give Up

My self got scrubbed crystal clear by going through a big cycle of shit. The last half a year was a tough one. A significant relationship cracked, and fell to pieces before I could get myself to stable ground. In the turmoil I grabbed onto a branch that appeared strong and supportive, but snapped...

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All Ye Weary and Entrepreneurial Souls…

I see us all out here, valiantly striving, armed with our purpose and our vision, forging our way into a sustainable and thriving life and living. I see us struggling quietly, silently, hiding in our homes or rooms or cars, wrestling with fears and doubts about being enough, having what it takes,...

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InnerSpace

I don’t know what to do with myself. I keep finding myself stranded with hours around me – early morning hours, late evening hours, afternoon hours – in which nothing is demanded, nothing is required, nothing is pressing. And I don’t know what to do with myself. I sit in the absence...

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Respecting the Bubble – BLOWN UP!

I recently had a chance to meet up with a very dear friend who breezed into town unexpectedly. In my excitement and anticipation, I told everyone who was willing to listen about our connection, who she was, what I loved about her, how we’d driven each other crazy when we first worked together, and...

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Make It Real

O dreamer, dream that dream the one with bright colours and MCEsherlogic fill in the deep places, feel its feels and smell its smells find the spaces where it is a breath away from what you see when awake love it, roll around in it, play with those edges where you feel the membrane is thinnes...

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How do I ask you for help?

Today I drove to Squamish, a town that has been calling me to move there for quite a while now... insistently, persuasively, tenaciously refusing to let go of my heart.  It has its claws in me. But it's been a dry summer.  I don't have cash in my pocket, and even though I know in my bones it is...

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Dear Money…

Thanks to some wonderful friends and connections in my life, I have been repeatedly challenged on my views of and my relationship with money.  I appreciate the work of Kate Northrup along these lines.  Most recently, I was encouraged by Cory Michelle to view my relationship with money as that of w...

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If I was beautiful then… what am I now?

I've stumbled across a couple of old pictures of myself within the last few months that took me by surprise. One was taken about two years ago. One was taken twenty years ago. Both of them caused me to catch my breath; for a split second I hadn't recognized myself, and thought "wow, she's b...

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