{Rise Up}

“There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” ~Anais Nin This is the time. I cannot remain tight… Continue reading


I’m done being rejected I’m doing the rejecting now No more mind games No more self loathing No more self hatred No more crossing every T No more dotting every I No more… Continue reading

{My Truth}

slammed up against a wall i wonder is this really what it has come to? is this really where i am, this place i don’t recognize? the truth of others has ruled my… Continue reading


Startled by revelation Transfixed by possibility A break in the storm clouds Could things really be different somehow? Could a new version now be lived out? Could the page be turned? Could the… Continue reading

{Mix of Messengers}

I’ve got so much to say I feel mute. More to say than can be said. Words cannot truly capture it all. But we are all messengers aren’t we? Messengers of words, of… Continue reading

{Birth of Shame}

“Shame is a lie someone told you about yourself.” (Anais Nin) “Shame is, variously, an effect, emotion, cognition, state, or condition. The roots of the word shame are thought to derive from an… Continue reading


Hands for healing for holding for sharing for preparing for brushing for stroking for calming for beauty’s sake for remembering for loving for showing for telling for pointing for encouraging for pressing for… Continue reading

{Doubting Doubt}

“Once you leave the cow path, the unpredictable territory is full of life. True, you cannot always see where you are putting your feet. This means you can no longer afford to stay… Continue reading


I’ve stopped wondering as much what life would be like with you here and I feel bad for that. I don’t feel as connected to you as I used to. A new parallel life… Continue reading


I don’t know what to feel about my life today I’m supposed to be joyous without end They say an attitude can be 100% chosen I say sometimes life is like navigating a… Continue reading