'no matter how your year looked: hard and trudgey or floaty and cuddly around the edges, expansive growth or contractive reflection, mind-blowing or earth-shattering or life-affirming or something in-between...'
"this is my synthesis, my self creation, the cohesion of however many months of living and breathing have elapsed since my last reflection into a simple sweet package, a post, a poem."
"our cycles of expanding and contracting--concealing and revealing--provide a context, a framework, a rhythm to understand our selves on the individual and collective level..."
"here and now: a fissure from which green tendrils of change can unfurl..."
"to reorganize my heart and resist the mind's propensity to flee from the hard work of healing..."