Category Archives: Creating a Life

On wolves and wisdom

One of my favorite teachers is Jungian analyst and cantadora Clarissa Pinkola Estes.  I wrote about her influence on my life before.  I wanted to share more of her wisdom in this post, primarily because I recently visited a wolf … Continue reading

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Career goals – or lack thereof.

I sometimes dread working on my resume.  I have been goofing off the ENTIRE summer, because I know it’s my very last one I’m going to have off.  I’ve been having a blast getting out in the world a bit. … Continue reading

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New year, new clarity, new goal

In the year 2014, I’m going to continue to express from the heart while refining my writing. I wanted to share my new “about this blog” page here.  It was written originally as a response to a blog post over … Continue reading

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The Nature of Things

Been very introspective lately, but I haven’t felt like writing on the blog.  I’m working on centering myself, and immersing myself in Nature.  I’ve been wrestling with a number of things lately, but I know that no matter how difficult … Continue reading

Posted in Arboretum, Creating a Life, Nature, photography, Seeking the sacred | 13 Comments

Creating a LIfe: Finding Your Individual Path

Much thanks to Beyond Meds for sharing this quote on her blog. We are not meant to be well-balanced, sober servants of collective values. We are not meant to be sane, safe or similar. We are, each of us, meant … Continue reading

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