My baby is not a baby anymore. She is this incredible little human, someone I feel I can take very little credit for. Yes, I love her, squeeze her, teach her, guide her, sometimes yell at her (then berate myself after); I kiss her owies and put her in bed next to me when she’s […]

In my life, as in all lives, there have been a string of beginnings and endings. Some came to me, and some I came to. The thing about these beginnings and endings is that they’re coming, they’re unavoidable, and in order to find what dream may come we have to go through them. When we […]

Today may you find your “Raw and messy. But real.” by letting go of all the voices inside of you that are not your own. Once you set them to flight you will hear the gentle guiding whisper of your soul. Wide Open Let your heart break. Let it break wide open. You have lost […]

I have been to dark places, to very very dark places. To those places where you know, you just know, that the light will never return. However, when I found myself in the mire of muck within those places, I was blessed with light keepers. The ones who held the flickering light until I was ready […]

After a winter that feels never ending, it brings my heart joy to see tulips appear in the florist windows. They are my favorite flowers. So the other day when I bought some they gave me the feeling of spring despite the 30 degree temps. Yet their beautiful blooms were neglected and with no water […]

Originally posted on Blessed with a Star on the Forehead:
“Dream your dream; and realize that you are more than just the dreamer, you are the point of origin for its reality.”― Steve Maraboli I was about to complain of how busy and tired I am, but then I realized how blessed I am at…

Originally posted on The Traveling Light:
I do not know when Africa first spoke to me, or even how. With my trip to Tanzania now less than three months away, I still can’t explain the longing to travel so far, on a journey of certain heartbreak and greater joy, to give so much of myself.…