Tag: relationships

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Day 319/365 Stay Curious

Last week my eleven year old daughter asked me, “Mom, do you ever wish you could live inside someone else’s body…” For a split second I thought, “Oh no…I don’t want you to wish you are anybody but you.” Then…(wait for it) she finished her thought… “…so you can know what someone else is thinking, and maybe understand why they act the way they … Read More Day 319/365 Stay Curious

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Day 168/365 The Shrinker

Once, to endear myself to a man, I feigned indifference to one of the great loves of my life…Eddie Vedder.  The object of my affection rolled his eyes and said something to the effect of, “Those meathead summer tourists, always blasting Pearl Jam…” (He emphasized “Pearl Jam” as if they were the bane of our existance). I nodded in agreement while I died a little … Read More Day 168/365 The Shrinker

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Day 131/365 On Loving

Sometimes loving a person is easy, and sometimes it feels overwhelming – the responsibility of it…of loving someone with grace, integrity, forgiveness, dignity, truth – We have to do it anyway, Because without love we are hollow. The more I live, the more I recognize it is all about human relationships – All of it. All of the heartache, the struggles, the confusion…all of … Read More Day 131/365 On Loving

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Day 110/365 Musical Chairs

Good evening! This is one of those nights in which I find myself dreaming of my head hitting my pillow, and yet I have written nothing here…why did I commit to this 365 day challenge? Who am I challenging, exactly? Myself. Oh, Right. It makes total sense that I’d do this to myself during an incredibly stressful and exhausting time in my life. Idiot. … Read More Day 110/365 Musical Chairs

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DAY 75/365 Stay In Your Own Hula Hoop

“My my, the cruelest lies are often told without a word.  My my, the kindest truths are often spoken, never heard.” – Ben Folds Is there anything more confounding at times than human relationships? Ironically, I believe with every bit of my heart that navigating these labyrinths is the sole reason for our existence. We are here to learn how to love one another, … Read More DAY 75/365 Stay In Your Own Hula Hoop