Acting in the Face of Fear

“Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be Powerful.” -Michelle Obama When you first glimpsed this photo, was there even a split second where you weren’t sure if it was a dolphin or a shark? I’ll admit that when I first saw this guy during my morning run, I felt a jolt ofContinue reading “Acting in the Face of Fear”

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”

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”