E. E. Cummings Quote

Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit. e. e. cummings First, find all the parts of you that have been scattered and hidden over the years. Life does that to you. It pushes you around trying to get you to lose yourself,Continue reading “E. E. Cummings Quote”

Climate Change and Our Temperament

Sunday Reflections Imagine a world where our climate is controlled by our temperament. Our happiness would warm the world up and our mourning would make the temperatures more frigid. What temp would anger bring? It’s interesting. It reminds me of Persephone and her mother, Demeter. It’s an interesting myth that explains the seasons. When PersephoneContinue reading “Climate Change and Our Temperament”

A Little Bit of Risk, A lot of Adventure

Sunday Reflections Only 5 artist dates left this year!! Today’s artist date was a bit of a risky adventure. Today I took a ride, no destination planned, with my workout playlist blasting on the radio. I know people driving by saw me jamming 😂😂 It felt good. Relieved some pressure AND I found the cutestContinue reading “A Little Bit of Risk, A lot of Adventure”

Commitments to Myself

Sunday reflections We carry too much guilt about letting others down- and too little fear of letting ourselves own. We don’t fullu control whether we live up to others’ expectations. We do decide whether we meet our own. The most important commitments to uphold are the ones you make to yourself. Adam Grant Today IContinue reading “Commitments to Myself”

New Possibilities

In giving birth to our babies, we may find that we give birth to new possibilities within ourselves. Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn Having my first daughter made me realize how strong I was and having the second baby made me realize how I was too hard on myself. What’s great is both times that myContinue reading “New Possibilities”

Learning From a Child

Sunday Reflections Triptych Part Three is in the works. I’m working on a scene where an adult is put into a position where he has to learn from a youth. I appreciate when I get to learn from those younger than me. I’ve never really had any problem with it. I think both young andContinue reading “Learning From a Child”

Looking Forward

Sunday reflections I’m excited to hear Beyonce’s new album! She really inspires me. Here’s her latest song that I’m really digging!! I didn’t really get into Beyonce until I watched Homecoming live and let me tell you it was like years after it came out. I think she intentionally leads women especially black women toContinue reading “Looking Forward”

greatness vs GREATNESS

Sunday Reflections I was thinking through one of my character arches and I wanted to define what GREATNESS is internally in comparison to what we can be shown it is from the outside. On one side we have greatness lower case which is simply external greatnessOn the other side we have GREATNESS uppercase which isContinue reading “greatness vs GREATNESS”

Just the Beginning

Sunday Reflections I write about Three Freedoms but it’s just the beginning to a bigger idea. They are just the foundation and so is creative freedom. Once we as writers lay down the foundation of our three freedoms and begin trust the floor boards that are creative freedom, it gives us access to so muchContinue reading “Just the Beginning”