2 posts tagged lightness

The Value of Lightness

Are there things in your life that feel heavy and "work"-like? For me, dinner has long felt like a task that really weighed me down. I didn't like how it needed to be planned, I didn't like how long it took to make, I didn't like how short it took to eat, and I didn't like how I didn't appreciate how it tasted once I'd cooked it. The action was wholly undesirable to me. Yet I had to eat — and so did my family. What was I to do? I needed to find a way to enjoy the process of the action ...

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photo credit Alessandra Di Nunno

If Our Stories Were Our Truth, We Might Call Them That

We share stories to share our voice and our perspective in a way we feel will be emotionally impactful. We craft our stories in a particular way, changing them each time we tell them. We craft them from our experience and imagination, and the beautifully unique way we each perceive our world. They're not the truth, nor our truth. They are our stories. It's not even the whole story that we get the privilege of hearing or sharing with each other when we're storytelling. It's only a glimpse ...

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