teach me all the lessons. now!

This is a post filled with questions and no answers. And that’s okay. Sometimes I put too much pressure on the universe. It’s not fair. This path that I’ve chosen to walk has taught me a lot about being present and open to everything the universe has to offer. I have loved every minute of…

enough.

Let me set some context for this post. This is written from a place of longing to belong, a place of wanting to fit in, a place of searching for being ‘enough,’ and a journey to community. This is personal. This is emotional. I haven’t gone here before.

the space between…

I debated starting this post with a quote from that Dave Matthews Band song but it would be irrelevant. This post has nothing to do with that. There is this moment, this occurrence that I’m sure has a name but I’m not smart enough yet to know what it’s called. You know that moment, it’s…

Six things I gained from a daily yoga practice

When I first met yoga it was through a teacher at a local bar. It was in the middle of a tumultuous time of my 20something experience, though, who am I kidding, there are many more of those to come. We engaged in the typical “what do you do for work?” conversation and when he…

Lessons from the Idealist’s Journey

I have recently embarked on my third year serving with a fantastic organization that has been steadily gaining traction over the past 22 years: City Year. I think back to 2 years ago with an ever-impending deadline approaching (college graduation) and not having the most clear idea regarding what I wanted to do with my…