Category: authenticity

love & gratitude, even on one of my least favorite holidays

i really have won the friend lottery. through heartbreak and tragedy and grief, my friends stand by me.  through joys and celebrations and happiness, my friends stand by me. and yet, it never ceases to amaze me how incredible my friends are, and how…

start where you are

2013 got off to a rocky start.  i was feeling physically and emotionally drained.  meanwhile, i had committed to starting a 52 week self-portraiture class for women*, led by two inspiring women.  i expressed my trepidation and they offered words of encouragement and insight,…