I Vow

"How dare I be discouraged in the work by anything so trivial as the fear of personal failure?" - Paul Williams I am a white cisgender woman. I will mess it up. I will do it wrong. I will have good intentions and they will sometimes translate into shitty actions. I will be thoughtless sometimes, selfish... Continue Reading →


“Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson, Emerson in His Journals Image: The Hierophant by J.E. Stretch


There is a worm at the heart of the tower; that is why it will not stand. Neil Gaiman, Instructions Image: The Tower - The Wild Unknown Tarot


“If someone comes along and shoots an arrow into your heart, it’s fruitless to stand there and yell at the person. It would be much better to turn your attention to the fact that there’s an arrow in your heart...”  ~Pema Chödrön, Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living Image: Arrow to the... Continue Reading →

Start Where You Are

Personal transformation can and does have global effects. As we go, so goes the world, for the world is us. The revolution that will save the world is ultimately a personal one. ~ Marianne Williamson Image: Amoret Aspiring by Amoret

Another Quote – This Time, For Mother’s Day

I'm clearly digging quotes these days - I'm feeling a bit under the weather, and inspiring thoughts move me and keep me going when I'm feeling less than optimal. And I love Anne Lamott (like, really really love her, and recommend her if you are interested in down-to-earth-yet-amazeballs spiritual writing). Anyways, here's a small snippet of... Continue Reading →


To live with the conscious knowledge of the shadow of uncertainty, with the knowledge that disaster or tragedy could strike at any time; to be afraid and to know and acknowledge your fear, and still to live creatively and with unstinting love: that is to live with grace. ~Peter Abrahams

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