The Heartwrenching Freedom of Choice

What if there’s actually a lot more freedom than I thought there was? This is a question I keep encountering. A hopeful, scary, possibility full question. Don’t get me wrong, sometimes there is Black and White, Right and Wrong, Wise and Unwise, but a lot of times there’s just Choice. This was  a new thought … Continue reading The Heartwrenching Freedom of Choice

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You Must Have the Audacity to do That Which Ignites Your Soul

/audacity/[ôˈdasədē] n. boldness or daring, especially with confident or arrogant disregard for personal safety, conventional thought, or other restrictions Occasionally, we come up to certain crossroads in our lives, with one sign pointing to what would be safe, easy, comfortable. The “stay the course” route that is expected. The other one, far more steep and … Continue reading You Must Have the Audacity to do That Which Ignites Your Soul

Secret Confessions & Open Frustrations of an Online Dater

Online dating is kind of like walking into a massive thrift store, overwhelming, unorganized, and mostly full of stuff that you really don’t want to take home. Trying to be open minded, you start swiping through what’s on the rack. What starts out as a slightly bemused expression on your face shifts to increasingly unimpressed … Continue reading Secret Confessions & Open Frustrations of an Online Dater

Salsa Lessons

In between twirls and twists, I blurted out “I guess it’s hard to let go of control... “ I skipped a beat and then disclaimed “Which sounds like this conversation is becoming a deep metaphor for my life, which it’s not--salsa dancing is just harder than it looks.”