Sad But True

Knowing nothing about the single life and knowing I was entering it as a 40 year old woman WITH FOUR children I mentally prepared myself for a life moving forward ALONE. I know it's sad but it is true - I told myself often "if you do this, if you let this marriage go, you …

Muddy River Days

Muddy, river, and SNOWY days actually because that was how we rolled. They were the crazy "huck finn" boys, as my neighbour named them. Barefoot and climbing trees in the hood and off on adventures to the mountains in between. When I saw these photos this morning I burst open with joy. These adventures, this …

Be Discerning

You can't always know how someone will impact your life. There are no crystal balls and there are no guarantees. Nonetheless we can learn to be more discerning. Listen to your inner guide and Trust those uneasy feelings. Invest your time and energy with the ones that treasure you, see you and hear you. People …

You Are Not Ready

She found this is draft from October 2016 ~ he still is NOT dating but she no longer felt guilty about her need to move on. She knew that she deserved love and intimacy. She knew his reasons for a different focus and she respected those reasons. She knew it had nothing to do with …

Anodda One

I must have wrote this in the Winter. Eventually you have to let go of all the past loves. Do not expect a repeat ~ realize everything that you have become and trust that it will only always get better. All of the parts of your life will only always get better but only when …

Sitting In Sadness

She had learned that is was not about staying in sadness and reliving every terrible thing she had ever experienced. Nor was it about speeding past the pain so quickly moving into the next moment that she missed the lessons all together. Somewhere in between she discovered this space where she could feel into life …

Year Of Action

I was missing for a year or more, poking in occasionally, posting vaguely a little bit of this and that. I was busy, it was a year of action with some distraction and new heartache/heart break but it was A LOT of everything that I needed to grow/grow up/take a stance and choose to LIVE …