Searching For Signs in the World

“Some day, when I have grown sufficiently, I shall attain that which I am destined to attain.” -Rudolf Steiner I don’t know about you, but I’m definitely one of those insufferable people who is always looking for signs from the universe/God/whatever, especially when making a big decision or when dealing with some kind of hardship.Continue reading “Searching For Signs in the World”

When Envy is a Good Thing

“The moment after we don’t know what to do with ourselves is the moment we find ourselves. Right after itchy boredom is self-discovery. But we have to hang in there long enough without bailing.“ -Glennon Doyle After becoming a little, well, tired of the route we usually take for my dog Arthur’s twice-daily walks, IContinue reading “When Envy is a Good Thing”

Change is in the Air

“If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him. We need not wait to see what others do.” -Mahatma Gandhi Yes, my friend, it’s time to talk about change. Some changes, like my mood becomingContinue reading “Change is in the Air”

You Have Everything You Need in This Moment

“Not only does the small stuff matter. The small stuff isn’t so small…Tiny shifts in viewpoint, in attitude, and in your efforts to be present have enormous effects on your body, on your mind, and in the world.” -Jon Kabat-Zinn Okay, so I’m not going to sugarcoat it. I had a hard time this week.Continue reading “You Have Everything You Need in This Moment”

Planting the Seeds of Our Future Selves

“A new perspective can throw us off our center a bit. Loosen our grounding. Shake things up until they settle into the new normal.” -Molly Chester Quick question: Have you been looking around your home/apartment/condo over the past however many days of self-isolation, noticing all of the projects that you have been planning to doContinue reading “Planting the Seeds of Our Future Selves”

When the Future is Uncertain

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.“ -Harriet Tubman This week, I came upon the scene above during my morning run. I love seeing birds in any setting, but I especially notice themContinue reading “When the Future is Uncertain”

Are You There, God? It’s Us, All of Us

“Into the forest I go to lose my mind and find my soul.” -John Muir Hi, how are you? This is one of the simplest questions we hear countless times each day from loved ones and strangers alike. Before this whole coronavirus thing, I wouldn’t have thought twice about the answer. Something alone the linesContinue reading “Are You There, God? It’s Us, All of Us”

When Your Purpose is Bringing Joy to Others

Follow your passion. Stay true to yourself. Never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path. By all means, you should follow that. -Ellen DeGeneres There are two things I think everyone can benefit from right about now: dog pictures and comic relief. Or even better,Continue reading “When Your Purpose is Bringing Joy to Others”

Everything is Open to Interpretation

“There is no such thing as failure, there’s just giving up too soon.“ -Jonas Salk Wherever you’re reading this, I know it has been a trying week for you. The COVID-19 Coronavirus has affected everyone across the world, and the fear and uncertainty have put a lot of things into perspective for many of us.Continue reading “Everything is Open to Interpretation”

Nothing is What it Seems

“It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.” -Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility What do you see when you look at this picture? A beautiful sunrise peeking over the top of a thick line of low-lying clouds? The mesmerizing reflection of a piercingly bright sun streaking across the surfaceContinue reading “Nothing is What it Seems”