Posts Tagged "work"

this world is a playground (rumi)

Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2013

this world is a playground (rumi)

Don’t avoid discipline.

You have learned ways to make a living

for your body.  Now learn to support

your soul.  You wear fine clothing.

How do you dress your spirit?

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kim talks virgins, lovers, crones and living in two different worlds

Posted on Monday, February 4, 2013

kim talks virgins, lovers, crones and living in two different worlds

She tells me her early adult life was full of physical risks.  “I took on being a geologist, jumping out of helicopters in grizzly bear country – that kind of danger, hero-type risks.  It did a lot for building my self-confidence and my sense of my ability to take care of myself in the world, to handle challenges that would come at me.  I think that was actually really an important way of handling risk, but then when having children I came to recognize that there’s a whole other type of risk.”  

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striving for mediocrity

Posted on Monday, December 17, 2012

striving for mediocrity

I remember the feeling when I saw gold, silver, blue, and green shiny stars adorning my worn, white paper; I remember the feeling of a “terrific,” a “great job” and a “super” sticker glued to a class project – the sense of approval and acceptance of being “something.”  As a young girl accustomed to accolades, comparison and positive reinforcement, I subconsciously doubted my sense or worth without these warrants – I forgot to celebrate who I was.  Little did I know, this conditioning would kill my innate sense of being.

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