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Posts tagged ‘opening myself up’

Will You Let The Naked Animal Trumpet?

For seven months, I have been frozen in writer’s Siberia. As a coach, I talk to myself as though I am my client. I ask all the relevant questions. I explore and encourage and sometimes poke. I’ve even resorted to flagrant bribery. I have found it fascinating (and at times depressing) to watch myself as a friend might, stuck in an ice block while carrying in my right hand a basket of kindling and a lighter with adjustable flame.  Instead of striking the flint, I wrap my arms more tightly around myself and try not to think about the frost accumulating on my skin.  Read more

Are You Willing To Ride a Wild Mustang?

“Have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language.  Don’t search for the answers, which could not be given to you now,  because you would not be able to live them.  And the point is to live everything. Live the questions now. Read more

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