AuthorJames Kerti

Digital strategist and systems specialist, poet, former basketball scout, technically a politician.

Jamie Varon’s Live with Intention course

These days I hesitate to recommend particular books or resources. But I have to share how Jamie Varon‘s Live with Intention course has made a life-changing impact for me the last several months—and share personal parts of my story that I haven’t written about publicly. My life has been packed full of changes these past 2-3 years. There aren’t many areas of my life that look the...

Damona

Storms can help remind us of our place in the world. In the broader scheme of this planet, we are small and young. And each of us … we are smaller still. Life brings us storms, both literal and metaphorical. And with them, a choice. We can hunker down and ride them out. Or we can lean in and let them wash over us. I don’t believe there’s a default best way. Not for me. Each...

The end of the world

Good morning from the end of the world. Yachats exists in a place in between an end and a beginning. Its magnetic pull beckons. It calls us to be bigger than we’ve been. To find that place within each of us where we know we belong. We are loved. We are ourselves. I’ve heard many people call Yachats a vortex. I don’t know. We all have our own language for the divine. Our journeys...

Acceptance

Maybe real acceptance and self-love is about acknowledging that we have distinct parts of ourselves that want different, sometimes conflicting things, and each of those parts is worthy of being held with love. And perhaps it’s the parts of us that we judge for wanting what we view as shameful or self-destructive that are most in need of being held, for those are the parts of us that are...

Openness

I’m learning to show up to my life with more openness. Openness to things being as they are, in no need of “fixing.” A good place to start. Acceptance. Being open to letting go what doesn’t serve me anymore, even if it once did. And openness to things I enjoy even now giving way in order to create space for something better than I could ever imagine. Because I can see that...

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