Unveiling a new look for The Kintsukuroi Life… Some months ago, I was having a quiet conversation with someone who’s perspective on things always leaves me looking at the world differently. They say that iron sharpens iron and we are sharpened by the company we keep. There are those whose presence and friendship is a … Continue reading New Book… New Look
Every human being we interact with is either crediting your emotional ledger or creating an emotional debit and it is not enough simply to be happy when you are no longer in the hole or just barely getting by with chump-change in your accounts. The whole idea of the ledger is not to judge the other or ascribe intent or motive to the other, it is simply to recognize that your physical and emotional well-being are impacted by the balance of your ledger and not everyone you have a relationship with is someone who leaves your ledger a little bit fuller after every interaction you have with them. Continue reading Check Your Ledger
When you’ve learned To endure pain As silently as the earth, Blossoming becomes A soft act of rebellion. ~Pavana Reddy It seems a lifetime ago now that I first came across this beautiful poem and felt it so deeply within myself that I wrote about it in Soft Rebellion and the Lovely Dead. I felt the … Continue reading Quiet Acts of Rebellion
I drifted up to the ticket kiosk.
Black leggings, black and white sweater, a bajillion chains around my long neck, very dangly chain earnings, nose ring, all the black eye makeup… drifting in my wheelchair in the Army hospital.
Cause that’s how I roll. Continue reading See Me
Today I decided to do something I hadn’t done with one foot yet: Yoga I’m not talking about just a floor practice, either. There were no warrior poses but I did everything else. And do you know what I discovered? Yoga with one foot is really challenging. I can hear my friend Ani channeling Alan … Continue reading To Leap, Or Not To Leap
It’s not a secret that my life isn’t exactly going as planned at the moment and at times the proverbial wrenches in the works are so outrageous that it’s almost as though God’s throwing the worst at me to see how I will respond like a modern day Job. I’m not going to lie, there … Continue reading Finding Happy
Don’t mind me. I’m just a one legged woman in a skirt crawling around the back of my hatchback looking for the pin that fell out of the wheelchair so I can put it back together before the blizzard hits. I’ll be fine! I love my life, I really do. No matter what … Continue reading Loving Life