Creative work is…a gift to the world and every being in it. Don’t cheat us of your contribution. Give us what you’ve got. – Steven Pressfield, The War of Art
I have a question for you, dear reader. What would it look like if you were living Big and Brave? Maybe you already are. Please, do tell. Please tell me about what your life is like, or would be like, living Big and Brave.
Another post about the challenging times in our lives and how we make it through, one day at a time, and while holding on to a vision of our innate nature. We are already WHOLE! http://www.riankerfoot.com/onrising/
I’ve written about life purpose on this blog before (here, here and here). As time has passed, I’ve come to believe that our individual life purpose is more about really getting to know ourselves, uncovering our gifts and sharing them with others. It seems to me… Continue Reading “The Myth of Finding Your Purpose by Kris Carr”
I was 32 when I had my first child, a daughter who is now 17. Shortly after her birth, we learned that she had Down syndrome and a little later, that she had a heart defect. To say that the rug was pulled out… Continue Reading “Forged in the Fire: deriving meaning from suffering.”
You have extraordinary treasures within you…and bringing those treasures to light takes work and faith and focus and courage and hours of devotion, and the clock is ticking, and the world is spinning, and we simply do not have time anymore to think so… Continue Reading “The Light Within You”
I’ve been taking some time to read (memoirs like Home Grown. Adventures in Parenting off the Beaten Path, Unschooling, and Reconnecting with the Natural World by Ben Hewitt. and Glitter and Glue by Kelly Corrigan, cookbooks like Gwyneth Paltrow’s, It’s All Good, and Jenny Rosenstrach’s Dinner the Playbook. And… Continue Reading “What Matters Most? An Exercise to Determine Your Values.”
Exploring my life purpose has been an ongoing project which intensified over the last couple of years. A few months ago, I re-discovered a book I bought a couple of years ago called Live Your Life Purposeby Dorothy Ratusny. Ms. Ratusny provided the following questions which I found… Continue Reading “Life Purpose Vol. III”