The Conscious Endeavor

“I take it as an elemental truth of life that words matter.”

– Krista Tippett

Best of.

Best of.

Could you pick a single word - one to apply to yourself and your life right now? Words have tremendous power; shaping our thoughts, our body, our actions, our relationships. The words that make up our thoughts determine how we treat ourselves and how we treat others....

Spring. Why not use it?

Spring. Why not use it?

Let's keep it simple: we're made of the same biological stuff as everything else in our known world. We're part of nature, and nature aligns with the cycle of seasons. Spring is the season that nature uses to wake up and grow.  Maybe you've felt a little different...

Anniversary.

Anniversary.

March brought the first anniversary of many things for many people, maybe this year more than ever.  What did the last year offer you the opportunity to learn? Positive, negative, reflections, insights, strengths, weaknesses. About yourself, others, your view of the...

Go outside.

Go outside.

We spent the afternoon at a county park last weekend. It was cold, and a bit breezy, and the sky was cloudless and that amazing blue we wish we could turn into a paint color.  There weren't many people there. Perhaps the near-freezing temperature kept them away. We...

Playground.

Playground.

"This makes for time spent not trying so much." - Scott Frank, screenwriter/novelistA big smile spread through my body as I read those words this morning. "Exactly," I thought. This is why I write, too! Scott Frank was asked to offer a writing prompt for a 10-day New...

Story

Story

"I take it as an elemental truth of life that words matter."  - Krista Tippett  There's what we see. What we hear. What we experience, learn, and remember. What we resist, and what we embrace. We take it all - and create the story of our life. We package it all...

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