I’ve started a new practice of writing morning pages–three notebook pages handwritten in stream-of-consciousness style. The “instructions” literally said there is no way to do the pages the wrong way. But I found myself wondering as my ancient nemesis whispered doubts: Are these pages too small? Does that mean I need to write on the […]
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about other adjustments we make in life, these tiny steps of self-regulation that help keep us on track. I’m trying to make small changes in my relationship with my hubby, with coworkers, and in how I interact with the people I meet on a daily basis — even those I don’t know.
It’s been raining. I don’t mean a passing shower every now and then but a whole, whole lot of water pouring from the sky. My daily commute–normally not all that bad–has been filled with extra hazards. Dark cars run with no lights in the gloom. Drivers follow too closely, darting in and out of traffic. […]
Today was the day. Inspired by a book I’m reading I was going to get out of bed immediately when my alarm went off, read my Bible while sipping my coffee, and then write a new blog post–all before heading to Sunday School. I’d made it up and to the kitchen when all my plans […]