Tag Archives: fear

Finding our true voices

The other morning Pam (Roughwighting) and I yakked on an early morning phone date.  We’ve connected with our voices on the telephone on and off for a couple of years now.  We talk about creativity, writing, mothers, dreaming, jobs, books … Continue reading

Posted in January 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 38 Comments

To learn how to sit in the scary woods of the mind

“Do you really,” my good friend asked, “want to be an old woman who can’t remember things?  Do you really want to lose all your faculties?” Sigh.  She had read my latest blog post. “Ummm, no,” said I.  “If the … Continue reading

Posted in December, 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 43 Comments

“I’m scared,” said Goldilocks to the Three Little Bears

On Sunday I wrote about cultivating the unexpected, about Elizabeth Gilbert’s book BIG MAGIC and about courting a life that refuses to stay in ho-hum ruts. Inspiration begged me to start a daily journal recording Unexpected Happenings during each day. … Continue reading

Posted in April, 2016, Unexpected | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 45 Comments

When you’re a scaredy-cat

OK, I admit to being a scaredy-cat sometimes. Don’t you? You know what scares me? Winter roads.  Icy roads.  Freezing rain.  Slushy driving.  White-outs.  They all scare me so that I shake inside.  My mind stills and knuckles grip the … Continue reading

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