“A girl expecting rescue never learns to save herself. Even with the means, she will find her courage wanting.” ― Kate Morton, The Forgotten Garden I spent years waiting for someone to rescue me, and letting the people who love me try SO hard to save me. They spent so much money, energy, time, gas,
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“I don’t sing because I’m happy; I’m happy because I sing” – William James When I was young I used to sing in the church choir. It was something my friends and I did together and I really enjoyed it. In the 4th grade there was a talent show at school and my teacher required
My Spectacular Body Spectacular, really? Yes! My body is spectacular, wonderful, remarkable, magnificent, amazing, incredible and phenomenal! My body has carried itself through my whole life and done nothing but try to protect itself – from me. My wonderful body was born weighing just about 5lbs, crying and screaming to get itself what it needed
Swimming is one of those magical moments where you become almost weightless. Your body’s relationship to the ground shifts. No longer are you mass being pulled into the earth in varying amounts (depending on time of day, what you’ve had to eat or drink) by which you feel the need to measure your self worth.
I have had an amazing morning so far. I went to yoga at 9 and had an excellent class – a real lesson in taking it easy and meeting my body where it’s at. It’s easy to forget about what your body needs when you are so busy telling it what to do and how