Lessons from City of Girls

“Contemplate these words, nothing matters, and you think it does.” ~ Neale Donald Walsch I consider myself to be an extremely tolerant person. 40 plus years of being involved in theatre taught me that there are all kinds of people in the world, and most of them are good at heart. My spiritual practice hasContinue reading “Lessons from City of Girls”

The Work was Worth It!

“Forgiveness isn’t just the absence of anger. I think it’s also the presence of self-love, when you actually begin to value yourself.” ~ Tara Westover “Self-love has very little to do with how you feel about your outer self. It’s about accepting all of yourself.” ~ Tyra Banks. When I have a shift in howContinue reading “The Work was Worth It!”

Writing Lessons So Far

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ~ Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. “If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” ~ Toni Morrison “The art of writing is the art of discovering whatContinue reading “Writing Lessons So Far”

Writing Lessons

“… writers are often the worst judges of what they have written.” ~ Stephen King, Everything’s Eventual: 14 Dark Tales “I became an artist because I wanted to be an active participant in the conversation about art.” ~ Kamand Kojouri “Ask yourself: Who has the greater influence on you? Is it the people who inspireContinue reading “Writing Lessons”

I Almost Fell into the Trap

“Turning pro is a mindset. If we are struggling with fear, self-sabotage, procrastination, self-doubt, etc., the problem is, we’re thinking like amateurs. Amateurs don’t show up. Amateurs crap out. Amateurs let adversity defeat them. The pro thinks differently. He shows up, he does his work, he keeps on truckin’, no matter what.” ~ Steven Pressfield.Continue reading “I Almost Fell into the Trap”