What to Know About Navigating a Dark Night of the Soul

“My desire to live is as intense as ever. And though my heart is broken, hearts are made to be broken. That is why God send sorrow into the world. To me, suffering seems now a sacramental thing that makes those whom it touches holy. Any materialism in life, coarsens the soul.” ~Oscar Wilde We’re…

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Opening to Creativity

If there’s one thing I’ve learned through the “skin” of a writer, it’s how to give into and trust the creative process and its ebbs and flows. Creativity is not something that can be controlled or directed. It can’t be summoned. It can only be opened to. I think of creativity like courting: we need…

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If You Can’t Find Your Purpose, You Might be a Multipotentialite

What Do You Want to be When You Grow Up? As children, grownups would ask us: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” And kids would shout out: Nurse! Veterinarian! Mom! Firefighter! My stomach would churn, and I would remain in the back—small, quiet, hidden. I had no idea what I wanted to be.…

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