A Chapter Closes

“Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. Whenever your mind becomes scattered, use your breath as the means to take hold of your mind again.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh When Christian and I first started dating, he laid his head in my lap. As he listened toContinue reading “A Chapter Closes”

Grow into it, still growing. 

A year ago I realized the importance of growth, the comfort of growth, the necessity of growing. Grow into it. It’s been almost a year since I changed jobs. It’s been almost a year since we enrolled Chet in school. It’s been almost a year since our family learned to adapted to so many new changes.Continue reading “Grow into it, still growing. “

Grow into it.

Grow into it. These words have echoed in my head for a month now. Sometimes I hold them closely to my heart. Sometimes I whisper them out loud. Sometimes they are the roots that keep me from crumbling. Other times they are the stars that keep me dreaming. These words have become my mantra. GrowContinue reading “Grow into it.”

Open

Round and round we ran: 800 repeats on Tuesday evening. It was my first speed workout in a month. My legs weren’t used to the request to go faster. My hips held on tight. Speed work felt foreign. The mental stubbornness to not give in didn’t come naturally. It was an exercise at quieting myContinue reading “Open”

The End of Another Chapter

“I see my life as an unfolding set of opportunities to awaken.” ~Ram Dass Today I loaded up all my personal belongs, and I walked out the front doors of a place that has been a home to me for five and a half year. It was my last day at work. This is somethingContinue reading “The End of Another Chapter”