“First, what you call your life is not yours at all—not yours to plan, manipulate, or control, at least not very often. That’s a staggering realization. I was humiliated to see that the maturity and serenity I thought I had achieved was simply the result of having things my way all the time. If life wasn’t mine, what was it?” —Karen Maezen Miller
a helium balloon. a field of dandelion fluff. joy.
When I got up this morning I thought “I need to figure out what makes me happy today and make sure to document it.” My type-A personality immediately turned my 100 happy days pledge into a task. I started putting pressure on myself to take a meaningful, artistic photo because in my mind I was in […]
This morning a friend of mine who has a chronically sick baby, who will only sleep if she holds him while sitting up in a recliner, posted this message on Facebook: We create the reality in which we live. She is one of the most positive people I know, even in the face of adversity, […]