If we understood how profound the energy behind our words was, how those words impact every molecule and void in existence, would we speak the way we do? Would we say less? Would we say more? Words have no solidity, but they are brimming with potential- they inspire action which can alchemize any particle.
I have had this topic come up and it feels important for me to explore. Maybe it resonates with others as well. Is it respect? Or do you want people to comply with rules? Do you want people to respect you? Or do you want people to obey you?The difference is huge. It's the difference … Continue reading Respect vs. Compliance/Obedience
- I write differently. - I tend to write sentences that are more a statement of my truth rather than points to be argued. - I write sentences as a list that I shift and reorder over and over until it congeals into a cohesive piece. - My sentences are often numbered- but not today. … Continue reading Technique.
A possibly unpopular boundary that I've needed to set for myself: If there is an emergency or an issue of urgency, please don’t call me first. Call who needs to be called- police for crime, fire department for fire, ambulance for a medical emergency, plumber for a leak, therapist for urgent counselling, etc. (To be … Continue reading Honestly. Please, don’t.
Why do we care so much if someone "likes" our online posts? I've been considering this idea for some time and I find it fascinating. I try not to care, I say I don't care, but at the end of the day I am just like everyone else. Looking for some sort of validation. Some … Continue reading Not Here for the “Likes”.
How often do you greet a new idea or invitation with "I can't..." or "I am not good at..." I feel like we sometimes use these sentence beginnings to get ourselves out of a potential commitment that we don't want to participate in... WHICH IS FINE... but could we not use better language to communicate … Continue reading Give Yourself a Chance.
"How can I share my gifts with the world? *Live my experience and write.* Spin, spin, spin. "I'm not a writer." Spin, spin, spin. "I'm a terrible example of how to live a successful life." Spin, spin, spin. "Maybe this means I need to..." Spin, spin, spin... *The fact that this is being pondered so … Continue reading Doubt.
"Tell me more about that" is such a profound statement in what is likely an intense conversation. It can be like water on an inferno. If we can be present, grounded, listening, and moving to a space of curiosity there is great potential for learning about who you are conversing with and how they got … Continue reading “Tell Me More About That”