Category Archives: Letting Go

Another Forty Days, Day 15–Letting Go (Again)

This afternoon I was watching a variety of video clips I had taken of my father back in 2006. I was interviewing him, at last talking with him about family history that I had been wanting to and should have … Continue reading

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Another Forty Days, Day Five–Accepting What Is

“I can now see that the real challenge of surrender, for all of us, is not just letting go–but letting go of something we yearn for.” ~Mark Nepo Every morning I wake up early and, to the best of my … Continue reading

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The Next Forty Days, Day 31–No Going Back

There is a novel titled, “You Can’t Go Home Again.” It was written by American author Thomas Wolfe. I have not read it, but I’ve spent a good deal of time considering the notion of whether or not one actually … Continue reading

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The Next Forty Days, Day Five–Seasons and Cycles

Yesterday I wrote about waking up feeling “some kind of way,” which was the best I could do at the time. It was after having spent a little time with the feeling, that I was able to sharpen it, to … Continue reading

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Forty Days, Day 11–Many Shades of Blue

The other day I checked in with myself and decided that I wasn’t feeling particularly upbeat; in fact when I really took a look at how I was feeling, I had to acknowledge to that I had the blues. “I … Continue reading

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Forty Days, Day 5–Shall I Compare Thee…?

Anyone who’s ever tried to do anything every day knows what a challenge it is to establish a habit and maintain the routine. When you’re trying to write or create artwork or compose music or do anything creative every day … Continue reading

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Forty Days, Day 4–Good Grief

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, time to kill and a time to … Continue reading

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