Word Choices to Build With

Words have power. Storytellers and poets know this. The right word - the right image - can shape a thought, or elicit an emotion. Words are actions and prayers and energy that we put out into the world. The power to give shape to an indescribable experience via metaphor is more than most of us … Continue reading Word Choices to Build With


Where 2018 Begins In Me

A few years ago, I started setting, checking and keeping my goals on a quarterly basis, rather than an annual one. I find that allows for flexibility and movement that annual goals seem to lack. You'll also notice that I call these "goals" rather than "resolutions". I'm not resolving anything. I'm just looking at the … Continue reading Where 2018 Begins In Me

Feel the Dream

Today's Quest 2018 instigations are about dreaming. First, we envisioned our best year, and our purpose. My best year vision is one of foundations - laying solid ground to build more on later. It's about work, about storytelling, and graduate school, about self-care. My purpose thoughts circled around writing about my experiences of illness, and … Continue reading Feel the Dream

Instigating Something

Though the #Quest2018 will start in earnest on Tuesday, Jeffrey sent us all what he calls an "instigation" on December first.  I really enjoyed journalling my way through his prompts.  Rather than repeating them verbatim, and going into each of my detailed responses, I'd like to take a moment to synthesize my responses into a … Continue reading Instigating Something