Yea, this pandemic disruption is starting to suck. Two months I could hunker down and get through. Three months OK. Four months? Five? The rest of the year? Into the next? With each day breaking the record cases of the one before, this massive disruption is here to stay for...
That’s a theme I’ve heard frequently these last few months. I have asked that same question myself. The Uncertainty. The Overwhelm. The Disruption. Finally... after a few months of stay-at-home, you’re finally feeling like things are back on some sort of schedule. Then…
Authentic and Genuine. That is what I will miss. When/if things ever go back to what we used to think was “normal” just a few months ago, back when Corona was only a beer.
I armored up in mask and topped off my hand sanitizer for my every 2-week run to the grocery for fresh food. On the other side of the produce section, there is a guy standing at the bin where all the apples are piled up. No mask. Picking up the...
Have you ever held a finely woven piece of silk in your hands? It is soft, fluid, with a natural luster that reflects the light in color-shifting ways. Delicate, and strong. One of the most precious fabrics in the world.
Have you ever taken a whitewater rafting trip? That’s what Covid-19 virus days are feeling like right now. Three weeks ago, I was lazily drifting down the river, enjoying the view. A thundering sound ahead jarred me to attention. Coming around a bend and I’m heading directly for some Class V rapids...and I’ve lost my paddle!
“No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough. Yes, I am imperfect and vulnerable and sometimes afraid. and that doesn’t change the truth that I am also brave and worthy of love and belonging.”
“The most personal is the most creative.” –Boon Joon Ho, acceptance speech for Best Director, 2020 Academy Awards, referencing advice he was given by Martin Scorsese Wow! This insight blows my mind. My first reaction was that focusing on ‘what’s most personal’ is so limiting—I only have a finite set of experiences. I
Strong people stand up for themselves, but stronger people stand up for others. Author Unknown
What is one small action I can take today to feel more joy in my life? What is one tiny step I can take to move forward on my goals? These are the two questions I ask myself every morning in 2020. The idea comes from a book I have started