FOFU – Fear of f—g up

FOFU – Fear of f—g up

Yesterday I discovered a fear. Well, I knew I had it. I’m sure I’ve even blogged about it. But yesterday it hit me full force. I felt it take over my brain and control my thoughts and emotions. There was no way out. I’m working through something and there’s a...
The glory of my monkey mind

The glory of my monkey mind

It was rampant yesterday. I’m not sure why. My monkey mind was clamoring to rule my mood and my day – or rather, to ruin my mood and my day. Monkey mind – it’s a Buddhist term meaning “unsettled, restless, inconstant, confused, indecisive, and uncontrollable.” I...
Feed the right wolf

Feed the right wolf

“An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. ‘A fight is going on inside me,’ he said to the boy. ‘It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil – he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity,...
The waiting is the hardest part

The waiting is the hardest part

Did I mention that I sent my manuscript out to a number of agents? I am excited, and extremely hopeful. I know that it only takes one who wants to represent me, and I’m on my way to the next step. I wouldn’t mind if there were more than one who believed in it enough...
I want nothing from you!

I want nothing from you!

The other day, as I hugged my daughter, I shared a truth with her. “I just like to love,” I said. She laughed and replied, “I know.” I guess I don’t hide it well, my delight in loving. I like giving to others and connecting. I like hugging and having deep, meaningful...