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Handing it over. For real.

Surrender, faith, and trust: it’s easy when nothing at stake is staring me in the face, but how about when my whole body is bursting with wanting to orchestrate, manage, and control? Sure, I can give examples of the amazingness that happens when I do practice Divine hand-offs — but how do I actually do […]

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My spiritual head-butt

Letting go of struggle, orchestration, and working to create outcomes is not same thing as giving up self-responsibility and expecting the world to take care of me. I know this. And yet, I’m still learning this. I had another opportunity to practice very recently, and my whole darn experience was nothing short of amazing.

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Reverse engineering release

I’m very familiar with the idea of release as a letting go, a surrender. It’s honestly a great practice for me. (As in, I practice again and again and again…) This form of emptying is to me an allowing, a necessary stopping of something on my part. IF I do this, THEN I’ll feel that. […]

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Overcome, or surrender? Or is it both?

In an effort to be more at peace (think about that one!), I have been considering my language. The words I use. For both my spoken conversation and my mental chatter. For example, I like to think I’m pretty good at allowing others to have their own process, rather than expecting us both to arrive on […]

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Where’s my Grace, dammit?!?

I’m way behind on laundry. My current work project is taking longer than I think it should. I can’t seem to get enough sleep lately. I’m desperate to see my dear out-of-town friends for a weekend. I’m only now realizing that I’m short-tempered more often. And dear God, can I just get a break? So […]

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