What if we order our lives around rhythms and practices and habits that foster depth and make us more human?
Beauty, too, exists wildly in excess of a survival paradigm. The fact that humans yearn for beauty, recognize it, understand instinctually that it is a force that exists both within and outside of ourselves, seek to create it, seek to capture it—why is that?
I can’t do without my piles. With my husband’s influence, I’ve mended my pack-rat ways in most areas, but don’t ask me to part with my books.
That letter opened up a life-giving dialogue. We were set free to be who we are with each other, no masks.
The unknown future is suddenly now. The bigness of it is startling.
Utter luxury. Decadence. A sanctuary. Each time I stepped into it and shut the door, I almost couldn’t believe it was for me.
I’ve taken on Robert Lee Brewer’s Poem-A-Day Challenge this month (http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides). It’s a fantastic way to crank out the words and get new ideas flowing. Some poems will probably be duds, but the fun is finding the firecrackers along the way! Feel free to join in! Check out Writer’s Digest’s Poetic Asides blog daily in… Continue reading Poem-A-Day Challenge