devotion // liberty

 

Please ask yourself this question before you choose the “format” for your next product, service, art project, or heart project.

      Here it is: “What is the effect that I want to have on people?” Start there. Or, to frame the question differently: “What kind of impact do I want to have?” “What kind of experience do I want to create?” “How do I want people to feel?”   If you want to…

How I met the love of my life. {A true story… about what happens when you say what is true.}

      One year ago, at 1pm Pacific Standard Time, I met the love of my life. (Side note: he’s even cuter in person. Side-side note: he’s a chef and he’s making me a pan-seared duck breast with a red wine reduction… right now. But I digress.)   On our first date, I wore…

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What are you devoted to creating… in the new year? [a worksheet to help you focus & find the right words]

      It’s time, my friends. Time for some planning. Time to get your priorities on paper. Here’s a worksheet to help you map out your most important projects and commitments for 2015. (Want a Word doc version that you can type right into? Here you go.) Take some time to write down what…

Don’t leave a hole where your finest work should go.

    Hold me in your heart till you understand. Hold me in your heart just the way that I am. With all your faults, I love you. Don’t give up on me. I won’t give up on you. — “Hold Me In Your Heart,” Kinky Boots   When Billy Porter belts out “Hold Me…

Write from a full cup.

      Not every writer wants to be famous, get a book deal, or sell tons of products. Some writers just want to get noticed — and feel helpful. These kinds of writers think & say things like:   “I’m not writing to make money. I don’t necessarily want to get published in big…