The Gap

There are moments when I forget to breathe, and in those moments my heart aches and I’m reminded what’s missing. It seemed like we were only getting started in the knowing of each other’s ways .. in the subtleties that only time and dedication bring about perfection to. Though I can still imagine in my […]

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Trials

You will know that you have passed your trial, when your obstacle stops reoccurring in your life. It is there to reveal you, reveal the strength you show in the face of it … or in some cases the weakness. If you show weakness, do not despair … life will give you another challenge … […]

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Perspective.

Natural disasters have a funny way of eroding all the frivolous superficialities  in life, and circling in on what’s actually important. In the past week, my little corner of the universe has been experiencing just that. My soul aches for all those still suffering and in some cases dying without power. What a weight it […]

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Some Days …

… it’s hard to put in to words what is missing. Questions linger in the air. When social niceties are done and gone what do we have left but the raw and real? Is your raw and real something worth keeping in your life? When the chips are down and you’re face down in the […]

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Better

Better than her former self, every day she wishes to be better still. Some days, it’s hard to see the light at the end. Like a sailor looking into the horizon, struggling to anchor her ship as the waves keep coming … she keeps coming. Bruised but never totally defeated, she gathers her bones, gathers her essence, […]

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Routines.

Do you ever stop and look out at the world around you? Really look at how the world weaves and folds upon itself. Observe how the grass grows through the cracks when you think it shouldn’t. What seems like a beautiful flower on the outside, has a multitude of secret worlds within. Some people spend […]

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Uncomfortably Numb and How to Heal

Sometimes events can be so incredibly traumatic that the only thing left to feel is numbness. Floods of emotion, like floods of heat or cold weather, eventually make you numb to more. Being reminded of the teachings of Buddhist philosophy, this goddess remembers that existence is suffering (this is also known as dukhka) and its cause […]

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