What Makes Your Heart Smile (a Poem)

This is a Thursday tradition where I share with you a poem I love or one I’ve written. Today’s poem is one I wrote called What Makes Your Heart Smile and it’s about the most beautiful thing that happens when life doesn’t turn out how you plan. I hope you enjoy reading! What Makes Your […]

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Swimming In Love (a Poem)

I wrote this poem recently for a friend after a long conversation about all the things we worried about for the future. After we talked, I walked away and the words that came over me went like this: how could you possibly be afraid? All is love. You are swimming in love. I hope you […]

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Can You Trust Your Intuition?

I did not grow up knowing I could trust my intuition. I doubt I’m alone in that. For as many “follow your passion” and “listen to your heart” messages as we hear in our culture, we also live in a world that strongly favors logic and reason over any kind of intuitive sensibilities. Pretty much […]

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Should I Marry Him?

We were sitting at a coffee shop, holding mugs in our cold hands when she asked me the question I get asked more often than you might expect. The question goes like this: “How do I know if this guy is the guy?” “Should I marry him?” I listened, mostly, and asked her questions about […]

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A Letter to My Younger Self

Dear sweet girl— Today you turn 33 but I’m remembering back to you at 13 and 23 and wishing I could whisper back through the decades and tell you some things you’ve learned. Read and enjoy. Don’t worry too much. Life gets better every day. Hope these small reminders help you to really live it. […]

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