The inevitable panic that sets in when you let go of expectations. (And why it’s good.)

The inevitable panic that sets in when you let go of expectations. (And why it’s good.)

Absolutely everything is a divine message because life is always calling you. I’m leaning against the fridge in a soul sister’s Brooklyn kitchen. “So Megg, Crocodiles are showing up EVERYWHERE for me lately. Like, everywhere. I’ve got to figure out what the Crocodile totem means. Do you know?” And Meggan gives me her classic eye twinkle and says, “Turn around.” Taped to the fridge door is her boy’s drawing of the day… “Shai’s Crocodile Shadow.” Alright cosmos, you have my attention…

Swallowing your words, paying rent in hell, and maintaining appearances. Why we make (unhealthy) compromises.

Swallowing your words, paying rent in hell, and maintaining appearances. Why we make (unhealthy) compromises.

There are two kinds of compromise: the kind that heals you by expanding you it’s the healthy kind that stems from real love and grace. And because it usually brings some delight with it, then doesn’t feel much like a compromise after all. And then there’s the kind of compromise that bruises your soul…