your daily rock : show compassion

Compassion, like love, is unconditional. Otherwise, it’s not compassion, is it? Showing compassion for people who argue with you, who spout awful things on Facebook, who hurt you–that’s the real work. Showing compassion for people who agree with you,...

your daily rock : stay grounded

Get barefoot. Go stand in the grass for a few minutes today.  Don’t underestimate the power of nature to ground you. Love,       (These beautifully painted rocks are created by Kim Mailhot, aka The Rock...

your daily rock : be delighted

As kids, we are wildly delighted by CARDBOARD BOXES! LADYBUGS! CAMERAS! TRAINS! LIGHT SWITCHES! As adults, we hide our delight. Today, allow yourself to be delighted by everything you see. You will feel lighter and happier, I promise. Love,       (These...

because I, too, have a dream.

I am reposting this on the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Because I, too, have a dream.  I have found as I’ve made my way into adulthood in this life of mine, that I share his dream. And I have dreams of...

your daily rock : find courage

I wonder if we really find courage. Or if we had it all along, and it was just dormant or hidden or inaccessible. I think we’re born with an amazing courageousness. And we let it get small and hidden by comparing ourselves with others, absorbing the stories that...