Archive | Hope

Yes, it does get better

Life is ever-changing, especially in these accelerated and, frequently, turbulent times. Go gently, dear ones. We are all in process, one step at a time. There are a number of nodal points in each of our lives, when the struggle of the chrysalis breaks open to freedom and flight. We soar, we fly, we see […]

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“Let me remind you who you are”

I love Rob Brezny’s take on life. He is soulful, radical, playful, rowdy and, quite simply, a wordsmith who can light you up. He is inspiration from the word go. Rob Brezny makes me smile and glad to be human and oh-so hopeful. During these days of accelerated times, mind-boggling news cycles, sensory overload, caffeinated […]

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In defense of hope

I love research professor and scholar Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW, for all of her important and excellent work around vulnerability, shame, and perfectionism. She is smart, funny, a great presenter (check out her TED talk) and a fellow Texan, but this small quote, attributed to Brown, bugs me: “Hope is a function of struggle.” ~Brené […]

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You were made for this

This fabulous essay is by Jungian analyst, writer, curandera (healer), cantadora (story teller),Clarissa Pinkola Estes, who reaffirms and reminds us of our best selves. She speaks of our soul work that is so greatly needed in these tricky times. Dr. Estes is well-known for her run-away bestseller, Women who Run with the Wolves. You Were Made For This By Clarissa Pinkola Estes My friends, do […]

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