A Relationship with the Universal

A Relationship with the Universal

For years, I avoided looking out the window of an airplane. The minute I landed in my seat, I slid the crème shutter down to its roots, masking the slightest sliver of the window pane. I thought this simple act could protect me from the unexpected. I dipped into...
Lessons from 2016

Lessons from 2016

December offers the chance to recount and reminisce what has transpired in the string of months in a given year. I love how Instagram allows you to collage your nine “favorite” photographs in one place (if you’re interested in knowing what made your...
The Cost of Paying Attention

The Cost of Paying Attention

In the last few months, Mary Oliver’s words, “Attention is the beginning of devotion” play in surround-sound in my head. I’ve talked in-depth about paying attention, looking at the sky, finding the pulse of the sun’s rays, scouring the...
Carving out an Intentional Life

Carving out an Intentional Life

In the last few weeks, I’ve heard the word, “busy” floated around several times. “I’ve been busy” is the common default answer – as if verbalizing the exact opposite is blasphemous. Busy has morphed into a non-word, much like...