Where do I feel most comfortably situated? Some will never ask. How does this place, this moment, feel in my body? I find myself asking constantly. I feel the best along the shores of large bodies of water. I feel the worst next to a fire. I feel ethereal upon mountain tops. I feel crushed … Continue reading Elements & Setting.
That’s it. That’s the message for today. You can feel good. You can feel regulated and full of Awareness and full of the joyful calm that comes from knowing that you are an integral aspect of your Universe. The state of regulated Awareness is in contrast to Survival Ego- which is that panicky place that … Continue reading It is ok to feel peaceful.
Heart. I am sitting wearing noise-cancelling headphones, next to the running clothes washer. I have been awake for hours, and off and on for hours before that. Waking up and meeting needs and having soothing conversations and interactions. Praying each time to show up in kindness- again and again. I feel numb- like my body … Continue reading For Nurturers.
Oh, Spring! I am feeling the call to do all of the things again. The weather is getting nice and warm. The grass is starting to grow again. The plants are coming back. The sun is shining for longer hours. I'm ready to put the winter gear away. I know it's a mistake- it's too … Continue reading Spring Cleaning. Again.
I cut my hair a while ago. Like, months ago. And I've known since it was happening that it was a mistake. It's a silly story that at my darkest moments makes me feel shame for feeling so petty and vain, but I really learned a lot from this experience. My hair was long. Longer … Continue reading Experience.
Kintsugi, is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery by mending the areas of breakage with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum. As a philosophy, it treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise.Wikipedia My mindfulness allows me to reconcile the fact that I feel broken. I can sit with this feeling … Continue reading Repair.
Love. Without condition. Without exception. Without timeframe. Without prerequisite. Without judgement. Without fear. Without limit. Without exhaustion. Without end. Without distraction. Without interruption. Who benefits when I don't love myself unconditionally? Who benefits when I do love myself unconditionally? What does unconditional love look like to me? What does unconditional love allow me to express? … Continue reading Thoughts About Unconditional Love.
This body is my home. It moves my soul through this world. I am not my body, this body is more of a jacket. I use it to get around, but at the end of the day, I will take it off and move on. I need to take care of this body. I have … Continue reading This Body.
The energy around me has gotten me this far. Look at how much I've grown. Thank you, thank you, thank you. Now it's time to keep moving forward. I've done the best with what I have and now it's time to grow. It's time to create a nurturing habitat to plant new seeds and cultivate … Continue reading Growth on Growth.
I previously discussed my return to running in the post Remember. While it has been a slow process, I am grateful for the opportunity to discuss it here. There is a lot to explore and a lot that has been making more sense to me as I retrace my processes and steps. I love the … Continue reading Healing With Nature.