"Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” ― Kahlil Gibran
Lessons I Learned from Emerald Green: Part 2
What if it’s the combination of our strengths and weaknesses that allows us to bring our gifts into this world?
Lessons I Learned from Emerald Green: Part 1
Be yourself. As they say, everyone else is already taken.
I remembered that I am not my fear. I am more. I am what is past the fear.
Say you are born into a world where everyone sleeps naked...
Emerald on the road…
There are now 1000 copies of Emerald's Big Discovery sitting at my front door. At first, I didn't want to move them, as that tower of boxes reminded me that I have work to do. It kind of frightened me, thinking about it. Now, not so much. I'm going to finally move those boxes to … Continue reading Emerald on the road…
Out of control
So many of us like to have our lives run a certain way. From the smallest thing, like how long we take to get to work, right up to how our most intimate relationships play out. In a million ways, every day, we try to control our lives. We build a house made of rules … Continue reading Out of control
I thought about how my coat adventure would have been, say, 10 years ago, and how it was today, and how different those two scenarios are. I thought about how gratitude and self-love and awareness has changed my life. And I decided to write about it.
What’s that you say?
So lately I’ve noticed something about myself. I realized that, sometimes, I have a hard time just enjoying life for its own sake. Like, just being happy to be alive, with no conditions. I noticed this because I have started to pay closer attention to how my body feels. I’ve been paying attention to my … Continue reading What’s that you say?
Note to a young self…
You are vital. You are needed. You are necessary.