If there is one thing I know for sure, for a tree to grow and remain for many years, its roots must grow deep before it grows tall - otherwise, what will sustain it as it begins to bud and bear fruit? Without deep roots, parts of the tree would dry up, or a strong wind may uproot it all together. I get how that tree feels. So today, I begin a new journey - I'm going deeper.
I had a humbling experience today. Today was the start of my on ground seminary course for the spring semester, and I will tell you in no uncertain terms - I was NOT happy about having to take it. An Introductory course focused mostly on writing and research (at least that's what I gathered from … Continue reading 40 Days Lighter – Day 18: Room for Improvement
In my efforts to declutter my closet and dresser, I have repeatedly come across items that I was, at first, either sure I wanted to keep, or I was seriously considering throwing out. This internal wrestling with myself became cumbersome, so I followed the instructions of decluttering expert Marie Kondo, and simply pulled everything out … Continue reading 40 Days Lighter – Day 17: Is It in the Right Pile?