Must Love Crows
Apr
25
Through the Seams Wear this suit, He said, And you will fit in. Shame might sparkle through the seams But it will comfort me to know That the parts of you I have forever feared in myself, Are hidden. SaveSave
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let's talk about this later - must love crows
Apr
22
The subject I’m feeling today is avoidance. Why do we avoid doing things? Laziness, fear, or procrastination perhaps. I agree with the first two, but will add some hot sauce to the latter with this truth: procrastination is fear in a different wardrobe. The two are one in...
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i retired - poetry - must love crows
Apr
18
Sometimes I write poetry. I wrote the following in early 2016, as I continued down the road to realizing that healing had to do with returning to who I was before I felt the need to become someone else. As the poem’s title goes, I retired early, at least from the process of...
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why we are all jerks - must love crows
Apr
15
I’ve been a jerk. Have you been a jerk? I was even a little bit of a jerk this morning to my hubby. Now I feel guilty for being a jerk. Why do we act like jerks? It starts with a thought. Sometimes it’s about what someone else did, and sometimes it’s about...
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Mar
13
My wish for us all is that we do away with the need to play the comparison game. Comparing ourselves to others has got to be one of the most counterproductive activities we can involve ourselves in. Particularly when we follow the “my issues are nothing compared to <insert...
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Feb
26
Shuffling the blame doesn’t make it go away, it fuels the problem. Reflection on the how and why is great after the fact, but it doesn’t necessarily help the immediate, “must-fix now” scenario. Fearing accountability is impractical: it wastes valuable time...
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Feb
02
Today I did something outside of my comfort zone: I offered to help a stranger bring her newly purchased thrift store treasures to her car. I felt really uncomfortable thinking about doing it, but something pushed the words out. We had a lovely chat as I walked beside her, and...
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Jan
14
Anxiety is like an unwanted, thrice-daily newsletter that lands in your inbox. You didn’t sign up for it and it’s circa 2010 so there’s no unsubscribe option. To manage the settings you have to dig deep: block sender, do some research in order to find the sender...
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Dec
31
It’s the eve of 2016: what better time to take the plunge and write my first post.  Truth be told, I have no idea what will come of this blog, where it may take me and where I will be next year on the eve of 2017.  I choose to believe I will be in a great place mentally,...
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