Tag: life lessons

15 Things I Have Learned (or Remembered) in the Last 48 Hours

1.  Grief reveals us. It strips the skin from us and shows us who we are without the day to day adornments that we layer up with. It also shows…

You Are Everything You Need to Remember

I was six years old when I learned that I could escape into stories and immerse myself in a make-believe world which existed within bound pages of print. I was…

Lessons Learned from an Ancient Spirit in a Modern World

My mind cannot recall the memories. But my skin does. My body holds each experience like collected treasures from so many lifetimes ago. The lines and crevices in my hands…

It Is Not the Storm That Slays Me

I saw you today. The dark clouds gave way to thunder and when the lightning chaser sparked up the sky, I saw your silhouette. I'm not sure how many days…

Girl, It’s OK If Your Balls Drop

My balls dropped this week. I kid you not. The juggling act that I'd been congratulating myself on perfecting, suddenly turned into a bad sidewalk show. You know this act…

10 Things I Want to Know About You (And 10 Things I Don’t)

Turning forty is something that is remarked upon often in our society. It's an age that is associated as a pivotal point. A definitive year. Yet most of the conversations…

What I Know at 40 That I’d Tell Myself at 20

Picture yourself in your mind's eye twenty years ago. Who do you see? What shaped your world at that time? If you could go back to that instant, what would…