#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 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...

#reverb10 Day 25: Photo

December 25 – Photo – a present to yourself Sift through all the photos of you from the past year. Choose one that best captures you; either who you are, or who you strive to be. Find the shot of you that is worth a thousand words. Share the image, who shot it, where, and what it best reveals about you.(Author: Tracey Clark) I love this. Mostly because I’ve always wanted to have a picture taken when I was jumping for joy. I finally accomplished it in Miami, on South Beach one cool February evening. It was about time. I’d […] Read more...

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