Surrender (verb):1. to give something that is yours to someone else because you have been forced to do so or because it is necessary to do so. 2. To stop fighting and admit defeat.

After reading many definitions of surrender these above are my favorite and most fitting to my understanding and experience of surrender.  If you surrender to an experience or emotion, you stop trying to prevent or control it.  This season and indeed this whole year has been full of surrender although I called it by other […]

Reflection- 1. the throwing back by a body or surface of light, heat or sound. 2. serious thought or consideration

  Today is my 15-month sober anniversary it is also the Autumnal Equinox when we start the subtle shift, (at least in my neighborhood) from sultry summer to cool fall.  When we trade tank tops for flannel shirts and look forward to the local apple harvest.  15 months ago I couldn’t imagine much of anything, […]