Month: December 2018

To Blossom and Shine

After having been standing by the gate of the garden for a long time, Siddhartha realized that his desire was foolish, which had made him go up to this place, that he could not help his son, that he was not allowed to cling to him. Deeply, he felt the love for the run-away in his heart, like a wound, and he felt at … Read More To Blossom and Shine

How you love yourself

How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you. -Rupi Kaur It’s that time of year again—when we gather together with family and friends to celebrate, reminisce, and enjoy egg nog and mulled wine. It sounds pretty romantic, and sometimes it is, but sometimes it definitely isn’t. Sometimes we can be overwhelmed by competing needs and struggle with our boundaries being … Read More How you love yourself

Willfully Shedding

  There are many ways we grow as human beings; but two that have always been there is that we are broken open or we willfully shed, and usually it’s a mix of both. -Mark Nepo Every day when I walk my much-loved dog Riley, I see the trees become more and more bare, and I see soggy yet colorful leaves covering the sidewalks … Read More Willfully Shedding