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The Power of YET

This is me being seen. Owning my struggles and honoring yours. This was scary but I did it anyways. May this be my gift to you today. As...

About belonging

I walk up the hill carrying my cute pool bag. Surveying the lounge chairs, I spot someone I know chatting with another person. Making...

Saying goodbye

When I wrote my will, I had a complicated decision to make. Who would I leave my daughter to if Joe and I were to pass together. It could...

Glitter in my coffee

There was glitter in my coffee I don't know from where it came but it started off my day so right not just more of the same There was...

Beauty

Beauty is a strange thing. It is a cultural obsession, yet what do you miss when someone is gone? Their beauty? Not at all. As I get...

Enough time.

Words. To me, they hold innumerable power. This is probably why I talk things to death. Why I process my thoughts verbally, even when...

Oxygen Mask

Another evening, another glass of wine. To relieve this pressure, right between my eyebrows. My bleary eyes from 5 hours of screen time....

Strong men empower women.

A strong man:⁣ Cheers her on⁣ Backs her up⁣ Believes in her⁣ Allows her to control her body⁣ Respects her choices⁣ Refers her⁣ Promotes...

What is a mother?

What is a mother? A mother teaches you how much space to take up What beauty looks like What you look like When it’s ok to be upset How...

Where are you?

When I look out at the steam Rising from the lake Swirling over the water Like a ghostly fog Spirits rushing in unison To an unknown...

Hair

I did it. I bleached my own hair. The results are not pretty. At first, I tried to fix it myself. Then I panicked and tried to find...

Adventure

I miss the days of adventure. Heading off into the unknown, with a measured and calculated amount of surprise. A structure set for our...

Moments of magic

Magic happens when I least expect it Never when I’m trying so hard to make it And when I’m in it, and I recognize Fightin’ so hard to...

Drama is owned by the maker.

I used to imagine myself as a tree. I was doing my best to handle the storms that came at me, to cling to the ground with my roots and...

About uncertainty.

We are now living in a world of uncertainty. School, childcare, jobs, elderly parents, savings, and overall health all in flux. And yet...

Broken Open

Creativity is a way out of suffering. We are going about our lives when something happens. An unexpected bomb drops, making us unable to...

A Prism

What is it all for? The day to day Hustle and bustle This time now Is the hindsight Where it will all become clear. What do we really...

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