It’s raining again, a lot. I bundled up in my all my rain gear and took Luka for her walk this morning..no running, I just wanted to walk. There were no other dogs at either of the parks, no one else braving the down pour, but it was nice all the same. I haven’t been feeling the loneliness that has been my constant companion these past few months. Perhaps a small piece of that lies in the fact that I have family visiting, but I think there is more to it. This last month has brought me face to face with my unhealthy patterns. I’ve countered that with a new practice of being completely honest with myself. And truth with oneself creates less heartache. People often talk about personal growth in spiritual practice. I am not looking “to grow” or change, I only want to discover and be who I am.