Is Joy the Same as Finding God? (Part 2/2)

Is Joy the sane as finding God? Is Joy the absence of pain? What does Joy mean for you? Can you think of a time when deep Joy was present?

Is Joy the same as finding God? (Part 1/2)

A few questions to consider:
What does Joy mean to you? Is it a positive or negative thing? Is it both? What does God mean to you? How do you define “God”? What do you project onto that word? How are Joy and God connected?

Love is Relentless

Here’s to kissing you forever. Happy anniversary darling. I had no idea who I was when I kissed his tender lips ten years ago. And in my limitation of what I could see of me, I had a limited view of what I could see of him. We were blind, bound by love, and someContinue reading “Love is Relentless”

Future Self Journaling: a 90 day recap on the best tool for self development you’re NOT using.

I have never journaled regularly, at least not in the sense that many people do. When I competed professionally I kept a training journal, and I religiously tracked my sets, reps, intensities, and any important cues that I needed to remember, or that were particularly helpful. But I have never been one to reflect onContinue reading “Future Self Journaling: a 90 day recap on the best tool for self development you’re NOT using.”

Spark Joy

Life is a but a spark. A spark is defined as a small fiery particle thrown off from a fire, alight in ashes, or produced by striking together two hard surfaces such as stone or metal. A tiny fiery particle that under the right circumstances can light an entire forest afire. Creating massive destruction and change.AnContinue reading “Spark Joy”

Be the Observer

Does your heart ever ache?Like there’s a hand that is squeezing tightly around it, restricting the flow,Constricting, like a cuff that just can’t quite fully expand, and your heart strains against it?It feels so deep…Deep down between cells, down to the molecules, to the atoms, to the spaces between them. Have you ever experienced aContinue reading “Be the Observer”

Free Diving – Part 2

Oh my…happy birthday to this beauty of a human being. Like seriously… HE. IS. BEAUTIFUL. HE IS BEAUTY FULL. Nevermind the physical, please look deeper. This man here… He is a free diver’s dream… Endless depths of discovery…but can you hold your breath that long? Can you train, can you endure, can you be patientContinue reading “Free Diving – Part 2”

I went to a cuddle puddle.

Yep, that’s right, a cuddle puddle! (Insert hearty eyes emoji here). For those of you who are wondering, a cuddle puddle is a big old pile of pillows, and comfy blankets, with a bunch of strangers piled in the middle, spooning, caressing, holding hands, touching each other with consensual, non-sexual touch. What thoughts does thisContinue reading “I went to a cuddle puddle.”

Mother’s Day

What does being a mother mean to you?We all came from a woman,We may have been raised by the same woman,And we all have to leave that woman at some point in our life, Sometimes at birth, sometimes later in life, sometimes she leaves us, For whatever reason. Relationships are hard and complex and riddled with expectations,AndContinue reading “Mother’s Day”