#reverb10 Day 30: Gift

December 30 – Gift Prompt: Gift. This month, gifts and gift-giving can seem inescapable. What’s the most memorable gift, tangible or emotional, you received this year? (Author: Holly Root) Best gift this year, hands down is the gift of being alive. I know it sounds incredibly cheesy, but it’s true. I feel somehow more grateful for the very simple fact of my life. I am aware of what a precious gift this journey is, and I feel more inclined to treat the gift with all the care and tending it deserves instead of just tossing it into a corner as I […] Read more...

#reverb10 Day 29: Defining Moment

December 29 – Defining Moment Describe a defining moment or series of events that has affected your life this year. (Author: Kathryn Fitzmaurice) For me what was defining about 2010 was not one specific moment or even a series of events. It was the cumulative effect of ALL the moments which made up my life in those 365 days. It is the difference between who I was when the year began and who I was at it close. I cannot say what alchemy led to the the transformation of who I am, but all I can say is that all […] Read more...

#reverb10 Day 28: Achieve

December 28 – Achieve What’s the thing you most want to achieve next year? How do you imagine you’ll feel when you get it? Free? Happy? Complete? Blissful? Write that feeling down. Then, brainstorm 10 things you can do, or 10 new thoughts you can think, in order to experience that feeling today. (Author: Tara Sophia Mohr) The thing I want to achieve most in 2011 is PEACE. I’m guessing when it happens I’ll feel peaceful I’m not talking about World Peace (even though I’d love if that could be achieved in 2011 also). I’m talking about inner peace. My […] Read more...

#reverb10 Day 27: Extra Ordinary Joy

sunset on 280

December 27 – Ordinary Joy Our most profound joy is often experienced during ordinary moments. What was one of your most joyful ordinary moments this year? (Author: Brené Brown) I remember driving in my car on my way to yoga (where else would I be going?) and seeing the most incredible sunset as I drove down the highway. There I was on Route 280 west in navigating my way through the final throes of northern New Jersey rush hour  traffic, yet also witnessing this miracle of nature. I was completely overwhelmed by the beauty of the sun descending behind a cluster […] Read more...

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