Try a Little Tenderness

I woke up to the news that a family member of a friend who had struggled with cancer had passed away last night. The young woman was 24. Younger than I am. It's gloomy and rainy here, and though I only met this woman once very briefly, her passing is hanging over my heart--a reflection … Continue reading Try a Little Tenderness

30 Things – 10 things to Tell Your 16 Year-Old Self

1. Spend more time with your friends and less time with your boyfriend. 2. Get off the computer and read. 3. Cherish your family. 4. Think about life from the perspective of an 80-year-old. What's important now? 5. Stop being so flipping hard on yourself. Perfection doesn't fix problems, struggles, or pain. Acceptance does. 6. … Continue reading 30 Things – 10 things to Tell Your 16 Year-Old Self