As you've probably noticed, I haven't posted anything here since the end of 2012. The truth is, I'm feeling a little bit, well, stuck. The start of 2013 has brought with it lots of change, much of it uncomfortable and, if I'm honest, unwelcome.
When I look back to when I started this blog and why, I see I've strayed from its original purpose. Whether that's been evident in the content or not, I'm not sure - but it hasn't felt the way it once did. Somewhere along the way, my intention has drifted slowly into approval-seeking, blogging for everyone else territory. I'm excited to spend some time reconnecting with myself, the result of which will hopefully be connecting better with what I create here and with who reads it. I look forward to putting more of my authentic self into the blog, which will also mean revealing a lot more about myself than why I think things are pretty and what items I'd buy or wear if I could.
Check back here in the next few weeks for an update; in the meantime, my intention is to
This means an active pursuit of being, not just doing. It means paying attention! It means being open! Lately, I've been crossing off, doing, jumping from one thing to the next, and generally being more small and fearful than I'd like to.
So far, 2013 has been one big, uncomfortable invitation to reconnect with myself - and I intend to accept it!
Thank you so very much for reading, and I hope you'll stop by in a few weeks.