The creation of the art might be a spiritual act, but if you keep it to yourself you have only done half of the work. In sharing it with the outside world you make it sacred. That final step can feel scary and vulnerable but it’s also so freaking POWERFUL. It becomes a full circle moment. Not just receiving but giving it back to source in a new way.
My highest self isn’t having it with this dreamy nonsense! Get to work she says!
You are life itself! It’s time to bloom! (Also, that’s a tiny orchid in the picture which may just be… Read more You are life!
The other night I read my daughter a book that mentioned how lobsters hide under rocks while molting a new… Read more I’m coming out of my shell! (And it’s a little scary)
I’ve been hiding in my shell but it is finally time to come out! (HI)
I feel like a butterfly that is figuring out how the heck to get untangled from its cocoon. It’s a little awkward.
Is it me, or does the world feel a little bit chaotic lately? Pretty sure that this week we moved up a notch from You Gotta be Kidding Me to This is Getting Pretty Bonkers.
At some point this past year I decided I wanted my life to be about pursuit of joy rather than reduction of suffering. And to paraphrase Frost, it has made all the difference.
This past week I was finding myself teetering between shutting down (“I’m going to ignore Facebook right now”) and also automatically writing the story’s ending. (“This is Nazi, Germany. This escalates from here. Next comes the [insert parade of horrors]”).
But then I realized that when my mind creates that ending, that is the ending we get. So I decided to choose a different ending. This story will end with love of millions raising voices and declaring, we demand ferocious, expansive love that protects, lifts, reunites and heals.
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