Friday, September 23, 2011

Haiku My Heart–Being Me


“Just be you.” he said.

How is it we forget that ?

Shiny me, I’ll be.


It is much easier to be shiny through the computer screen sometimes than it is to be shiny in person.

I am off to my writing retreat. Excited and nervous.

But probably heading into a place where just about everyone feel the same.

Working on letting go of insecurities about wardrobe, and/or having the coolest notebook,

and remembering instead

that this is my experience and I choose what kind of experience I want it to be.


Bringing my bag-o-rocks with me, of course.

They help me to remember who I am.

Shine on, Beautiful Ones, and have a great weekend !


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Sherry Smyth said...

I've seen you up close and personal and on my computer screen and let me tell you -- you shine on in oh so many ways!!

I'm so thrilled that you are doing this retreat. I was thinking about doing it and then didn't because I talked myself out of it. You? You didn't talk yourself out of it and I'm so glad.

I know you will have an amazing experience with those who are leading the retreat, with those attending and with your pal Susie...shine on ladies...can't wait to hear all about it!! xoxox

Sherry Smyth said...

And I forgot to mention...I am glad to see you traveling in your purple converse...those are a MUST for this weekend!! Be you girlfriend, be you!!! xoxoxox

Mary said...

isn't is interesting those insecurities we have...and the thing is the person next to you that you think has it all together has them as well.

Kim honey, just be's a great place to be.

I hope you come away filled.

Susie Riley said...

where are you going?

Dianne said...

Have a wonderful time Beautiful!

Purpletreebird said...

You have a great time Kim! I so wish I was coming along with you. :)
Jess xx

Tikva said...

A writing retreat sounds lovely! I hope you enjoy it. And your rocks are so nice :c)

rebecca said...

dear friend,

i am so thrilled and excited for the you*ness of YOU!...and for the joy that will be your gift to all those who meet you.

i am looking forward to hearing about your brave and wondrous experience!
shine on bright one!

Chel said...

Enjoy! <3

Carmen said...

shine on, you crazy diamond!!!!
(a la pink floyd)
you are super cool, you are super authentic!
my sweet kindred spirit sister

Carmen said...

i forgot to say have a wonderful time in your retreat

p.s. i've never been to one:-(

Kate said...

You will have a great time. Jen is wonderful!

Kriss said...

It is IMPOSSIBLE for you NOT to be shiny! ♥

Marit said...

I would so LOVE to be there this weekend! (I would have trouble with the English language ofcourse...) I'm sure you ALL will shine like supernova's and you will meet kindred spirits! Have fun my friend - learn, enjoy, be you and shine on!

The Bodhi Chicklet said...

Why is it we forget to remember to just be "me"? You would think with the proximity of "me" it would be hard to forget. I'm glad you are having an adventure with your peeps this weekend. We expect a full report on Monday!

baglady said...

I love your rocks! You think of the best messages to put on them- you must be the shining one! Have a wonderful time on your retreat!

Cinner said...

Have a wonderful retreat, you will do awesome, just be you, because that is more than enough deear one. hugs. can't wait to hear about your fun. hugs.

Nanka said...

The rock idea is so wonderful, a great reminder!! Nothing like just being oneself without false pretenses, easiest way to staying happy!!

SueAnn said...

Your heart and mind will open up in surprising ways!! Enjoy!

angel said...

Precious Kim, I am picturing you writing away and I know it will be a full and rich time for you. Thank you for the sweet words the other day, mean the world to me!

foxysue said...

Hi Kim, Oh I'm feeling some synchronicity here! I have organised a 'Letting Go Yoga & Art retreat for next weekend, I'm doing the art bit, I'm so nervous even though there are only seven of us!

Let's shine together!

Sue x

Anonymous said...

I hope you are thoroughly enjoying your retreat! I just know you are. And I also just know that your beautiful shiny self is bringing lots of smiles and joy to your fellow participants! Shine on gorgeous!!

Noelle Renee said...

I am sure that you will be fabulous as you always are. You are always yourself and teach us to be as well. Feast on your own life Kim. It is delectable!

KathrynAntyr said...

Kim, You have a great sense of style and always look good. People were buzzing over your rocks - it was so fun to see. I hope you had a wonderful weekend.