That Stage Though

Mar 4, 2017 by

They all say it: I’ve worked so hard for this, I’ve dreamed of this since I was six years old, last year I watched this show from a bar across the street….. I watch them say it from the couch in my pajamas, and I raise a glass, because I hear ya, sister friend. There are way more bars across the street than there is room on that stage.

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Fierce, fierce love and hope that just won’t already...

Nov 15, 2016 by

Look at me, dipping my toes into the discussion that is America these days. The internet is all, “Come on in, the water’s fine!” And I’m like, It is so not fine, nobody wins ever, there is nothing right to say, and by the way you’re on fire.

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Where to Find a Hero

Nov 4, 2016 by

Have you ever noticed the hero is always living on a deserted planet? Yes, I said. Because that is all of us. Invisible, insignificant, but capable of and one inciting event away from, greatness.

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17

Oct 16, 2016 by

I love golden birthdays, as if regular birthdays weren’t delightful enough, and I especially love this one because gold is a lovely color for the Anniversary of My Motherhood.

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Be The Change

Oct 10, 2016 by

You know what I can’t stop thinking about lately? How alike we all are. We all have fairly similar wishes about the day: I hope it’s not a typical Monday. I hope I don’t feel overwhelmed. I’d like to be inspired.

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How to Have it All

Sep 13, 2016 by

Because I want it so much, it’s hard to remember the truth – that I am living my life according to specific, chosen values. They have not gotten me rich and famous yet – and they almost definitely never will, but I continue to live by them on faith – without any actual proof – that living by them will make me happier in the end.

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The Bright Side

Jul 25, 2016 by

Sometimes I think we focus too much on what we have to give up in order to make things happen. If a writer says they don’t have time to write, you might tell them to give up Netflix or having a life. But once I had my routine in place – do this much every night – it became about what I would do each day, not what I wouldn’t.

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