Dropping expectations

Dropping expectations

I often shoulder away my experience in this moment, hanging onto some notion of perfection. This should not be happening now. Instead, this moment should look like something else – something brighter, shinier, more perfect. Clinging to my expectations of perfection, I...
Soften

Soften

Yesterday, I was trying to drive my wheelchair into the slot that locks it down in the van. I was not able to do it. I got discouraged and angry and gave up. My promise for this month is to “be tender with weaknesses” and I was not. Somewhere, I have a vision of being...
Keep on keeping on…

Keep on keeping on…

You mistakenly imagine that big bold swaths of movement make a life Believing that you look back and failing to see adventure you lose heart Please remember the little steps you took each day murmuring softly There was a day you skipped with joy your heart was light...