The word “empath” is one I’ve had to train my Firefox dictionary to recognize… which I think is a magnificent metaphor for the process I’ve been navigating over the last three months of self-training. I didn’t realize at the beginning of this 365 Day Creativity Challenge that I would be getting to know myself so much better but here I am, able to form better relationships, tune into positive energy more quickly, and I have more faith that challenges will bring growth at the right moments. Continue reading
In Spanish it’s common to use the word “cielo” instead of “dear” or “love.” It means “sky” but it’s used in the same sense as we use “honey” and it has an even lovelier significance. You are my sky: the space to which I look for inspiration, comfort, and joy. You are the thing that is actually a place. You are the place that appears far away, but from which I am never separate. Nothing can change that, ever. I hope to always, in every moment act in full awareness of that truth and promise to become better at it every day in exchange for your eternally patient understanding. Thank you for being.