rise & shine

Just as the sun peaks over the horizon, a lotus flower emerges from the murky morning waters. And at first glance, it may appear to be just a magical gift from mother nature. But if you look deeper there is a mystical essense that rises with the blossoming of this flower. Considering the meaning behindContinue reading “rise & shine”

Behind the Darkness

As I hopped into my car Friday afternoon to drive out of the city, I couldn’t help but feel a wave of nervousness wash over me. We were gearing up for a camping weekend- my younger sister and I- and I had not yet really settled into the fact that we would be alone inContinue reading “Behind the Darkness”

lessons in the dark

For those of you who have met me, you know I come off as a bright- glass half full person. Because this is my natural state, I think it’s imperative that I recognize and honor the other side of me- the shadow. Some of you may read this and think, the shadow, I don’t wantContinue reading “lessons in the dark”