It is Well

The last several months have been difficult and beautiful. After being diagnosed with a terminal illness, I was faced with the truth of myself.  The ugly and the beautiful, the complacent and the inspired.  The pessimist and the optimist.  I was charged with the adrenaline that surges after a dramatic saga, the kind that leaves […]

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I miss me when I’m gone

Ever feel like you are in a funk but everything is going relatively well? Like you’re stuck in your head or habit, not uncomfortable but not thriving, excited or passionate about life. I was in that space this week, just worn out, and uninspired. So many things jingling around in my mind, some of which […]

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Transmundane

Beyond the mundane. My husband is a storyteller of the highest caliber. As a matter of fact it was on the first date that he captivated me with his skill in crafting the most amazing, intriguing and (in hindsight), unbelievable stories.  He has told of free diving in the South Pacific, only to notice the […]

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Dying to Live

In nature we observe the cycle of life. The birth of something beautiful, creative out of something that has died. The giving up of something in order for something new to manifest. Seed falls and dies in the ground to be born into vibrant life once again. But what if that seed was unwilling to […]

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Embracing Truth, As It Is

We all know those cheerful and optimistic, no matter what happens, smiling people. You might be one of them. I know I was for a long time. But what I’ve discovered, is that many of those times that I was living in total optimism, I was also in denial of reality. True positivity only flows […]

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Revive the Siren

Warrior princess, gypsy queen, bohemian goddess, temptress of the sea.  Beautiful, alluring, strong and enchanting woman. You. Do these words ignite a fire in your soul? Stir up a sleeping femininity in your body or bring empowerment to your spirit? Or do you shrink away at the thought of enacting your god given right to […]

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You Might Be Right

I just learned my mother-in-law thinks I’m a pothead. While I have no issue with marijuana and actually think it is quite beneficial on many levels for many reasons, I do not smoke weed. Hearing of her preconceived notion that I indulge in all day sitting around, getting high, made me giggle to myself for […]

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