devotion // liberty

 

“I did it!” vs. “It was worth it.” (There’s a difference…)

      Whenever I begin a new project — whether it’s a writing project, a business venture, or a personal challenge (like trying to exercise for an hour every day, for thirty days) — I usually decide on a particular “metric” that, in my mind, equals “success”.   “If I get 1,000 downloads, then…

Who is living your dream?

      Dinner was in just a few minutes and I was mentally preparing myself to feel… miserable. “I’m so excited to introduce you to my favorite writer,” my friend gushed. “She’s a New York Times bestselling author and she’s so smart and funny and you’re just going to loooove her!” Internally, I thought…

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It’s not OK.

      My friend was waiting patiently on the steps of my apartment, reading a book. I was running late because I’d been working on a writing project that took longer than expected. I rushed towards her, out of breath and anxious, spewing apologies for my tardiness. She smiled and stood to hug me….

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What kind of “professional” do you want to be?

      The room was filled with one of the most beautiful sounds in the world — at least, to my ears: Typing fingers and scribbling pens. It was the opening night of one of my writing workshops, and I had just given out the first assignment: Write a short statement to introduce yourself…

How to consult with a mystic (… and ask really good questions.)

      I’ve had dozens of fascinating conversations & consultations with mystics, over the years. Psychics. Witches. Readers. Intuitives. Angel whisperers. Hey, some of my best friends are Oracles! I’ve learned that when it comes to seeking guidance from a professional mystic, framing your questions in the right way can make all the difference….