Rachel Curry

Archive

Tag Archives: willingness

A Nighttime Walk

17

Jun 16

2

It seemed like a good idea at the time

Have you ever said, “Welp*, that isn’t going to create the reaction I want, is it?” [*Insert your favorite expressive word here.] We’re doing the best we can with what we have in the moment, and it makes sense to react that way b/c we’ve always done it…it’s an automatic habit, a knee-jerk ...

Continue Reading

24

Mar 16

0

Only I don’t have baby dragons…

No matter where I am in the world, I seem to power down in the winter months. It’s my pattern and I honor it. There’s something magic about coming out of hibernation from the winter. The sun is out, flowers return, people are outside playing…everything feels more alive. Being a March baby, spring emerges right ...

Continue Reading

11

May 15

4

New chapter, new season

For as long as I can remember, I have not enjoyed goodbyes. I’ve sometimes tried to make them easier by saying, “See you later” instead, but there are times that this is just not true. There are some people and places that I will never see again.  In a past apartment, I had a favorite tree. Seeing it as I […]

Continue Reading

26

Mar 13

2

How to fight fair.

I think it is WAY easier to want to throw stuff, storm out, or pout over some yummy dark chocolate in the heat of a fight.  But if my goal is to grow as a person and grow closer to those I love, those strategies don’t serve me so well. (I may be right, but […]

Continue Reading