Celebrating Life: The 12th Anniversary of the Day I Should Have Died

Today is my 12th rebirth day; as on 11/10/08 I should have died after a nightmarish chain of events led to me plummeting 30 feet off a cliff, headfirst onto a boulder. While I'm always hesitant to share this, "don't be boastful" says a voice in my head, I decided to anyway. ūüôā Aside from "12" … Continue reading Celebrating Life: The 12th Anniversary of the Day I Should Have Died

Meditation on Finding Peace & Wholeness by Diving Deep Into Our Hardships

First the falling, then the rising. ¬†Over the past week a few people shared heartache, struggles, fears, and other painful stuff with me. ¬†Being wired for optimism, I wanted to quickly sugarcoat these hurts or move past them. ¬†Knowing this about myself, I've been practicing going INTO the pain instead of around it; taking time … Continue reading Meditation on Finding Peace & Wholeness by Diving Deep Into Our Hardships

Meditation on Infusing Your Life with Play (Especially the Struggles)

As we were leaving for work I heard a crash and smashing sound in the kitchen. ¬†It seems as Lisa grabbed her purse from the counter, a full bottle of wine next to it had decided to go full kamikaze onto the floor. ¬†In the car I told her how I appreciated her showing such … Continue reading Meditation on Infusing Your Life with Play (Especially the Struggles)