This was a week of planting flowers.
A few days ago, I’m able to tend some flowers in our town’s community garden. Over a cup of coffee, a young man and I talk about changing attitudes in this community. 1,019 more words
“Who wants to die? Everything struggles to live. Look at that tree growing up there out of that grating. It gets no sun, and water only when it rains. 399 more words
The first thing I notice is that the water is cold. Colder than even two days ago. Perhaps this is good. For I bought into it with me a mesh of thoughts, loosely tied with strands protruding, like Dorothy’s scare crow; straw sticking out like unkept hair. 762 more words
Book Title: Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brené Brown
In this accessible, fun, and powerful book, Brené Brown draws upon her extensive literature and research to argue that living vulnerably is not a sign of weakness, but courage. 74 more words