Archive | December, 2013

The New Year Resolution

    Today is the day. The day we make our to-lists of ways in which we want to better ourselves. I have rejected the idea of New Year Resolutions for years. My 2012 resolution was to keep the flame on the stove not as high as I like (I’m hungry! A high flame will […]

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Manifest-oh!

  Earlier this year I looked at my life and thought:   Lara, you know what you need? You need some good girlfriends. People who are healthy and fun, and who don’t need you. But who want you just the same.   Now, I am no stranger to manifesting.     When I can’t make […]

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Grace II All Feelings Are Mutual

Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack, a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in …         – Leonard Cohen   I was raised by a mother who could not feel loved by me, who told me I don’t love her, and then gave me […]

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Riding the Wave

  So, I don’t know if you know this. But sometimes you can go a little bit crazy.  Like there’s this thing that happens when you make big relationship changes in your life – whether you are the instigator, or not. Like if you start having an affair. Or when you finally leave your husband. […]

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The Light Bearer

  A few weeks ago, I was going through some stuff. The universe – my universe – was cracking open and it was clear it was time to create a new order of things. A lifetime of helping others – often to my own detriment – had me reeling with exhaustion, anger, and resentment. And […]

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Jubilation!

  I have spent my whole life wanting more. More whatever.  Just fill in the blank. I lived my life always looking for something or someone to fill me up and make my life what I wanted it to be. Recently I realized that this is the first time in my life that I want […]

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