welcome to the world, kid courage

welcome to the world, kid courage

June 2nd, 2014. I wake up early, around 5am in the morning. I’m 38 weeks and a few days pregnant, and my first thought is that that’s it, I’m finally soooo pregnant that pregnancy-induced urinary incontinence, which I’ve heard afflicts some pregnant women, has now hit...
You are the miracle

You are the miracle

‘There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.’ Albert Einstein — It is a miracle that you are here. We take this for granted, in our day-to-day lives. It gets so easy to...
the courage to embrace delight

the courage to embrace delight

It was the perfect, delightful Saturday. We drove through wine country back roads ten minutes from our house, the hills rolling and bleached gold in the late August heat. Twenty minutes later, we arrived at Point Reyes Station, California. We took a stroll through...
this sweetness

this sweetness

My vision in creating the Create Stillness retreat was simply this–to help people to free themselves up from the shameful inner critic that yammers away when we try to create stillness in our lives, telling us that we’re not doing it right or we’re...
creating time for stillness…

creating time for stillness…

I’ve just spent the weekend with nine other phenomenally inspiring women at the Create Stillness retreat, all of whom have touched me in so many ways. As I drift back into my “regular life,” I find myself replaying the moments of our weekend the way...
this thing that we did

this thing that we did

This was one of only a few hilariously funny moments from our Courageous Living: Italy retreat. We were winding our way through Florence on our first day on the town. I was giving just the basic overview–Duomo, Piazza della Reppublica, Orsan Michele, Piazza...
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