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Rest

Rest

when I closed my eyes you weren’t there anymore the suffocating knot of a mess washed away by deep courage and care breathing comes easier reawakened through rest Advertisements

Happiness

Happiness

nurture your happiness the most gentle of flora surrounded by, competing with a forest of disturbance shelter it from the storms visit it in the cold nourish it after the last frost be proud of its courage to exist shine your love across its valley honor its sensitivity this is what makes you whole this … Continue reading

The Meeting

The Meeting

the floor beckoned me for a meeting like a long lost friend my aching body met its call stretching tall breathing deeply swinging gently forward remembering our connection once again a visit long overdue

Your Suitor

Your Suitor

the fairytale sits at the river’s mouth where water slips down the mountain where clouds encounter the horizon where the rapids clean your bare muddy feet where the wildflowers pick you where the skippers rest upon your hand the fairytale begins when you recall that the earth is your suitor

Cultivate

Cultivate

till your heart so deeply you cry colors of joy work the weeds of your soul gently amend each thought each story until your rolling hills run lush and gold harvest with kindness through the spectrum of the past through every season cultivate this practice with bold respect for your sacred edge

Patience Persists

Patience Persists

sitting beneath your spores of potential conspire greatly patience persists waiting not needing to know for nature knows when to nurture perfect degree perfect dampness perfect earth perfect time is here you sprout with speed you grow into the home that’s been waiting all along

Yosemite

Yosemite

who knew you existed no one could tell me until I saw beyond majestic your trees mystics on earth your peaks draw heaven closer your valley descends with strong soaking power breathless unimaginable speechless an immeasurable gift to my soul

One Mile Back

One Mile Back

memories stir unworthiness appears wanting to understand searching for an answer converse with your worth see understanding bears no resolve agree that timeworn reflection stays one mile back find your answer nowhere but right here in surrender

One Moment

One Moment

only one moment to notice breathtaking love fed by the joy of butterflies fluttering on the sweet bounty of blooms only that moment to breathe to smile to appreciate the perfection of what is on the outside to heal the inside

Potential

Potential

young minds race old minds teach strangers become acquaintances acquaintances become friends an endless view the river shows vast potential

Embraces

Embraces

the mist embraces the tender mountain without question of what came before the delicate drops offer understanding the resistant woodland hears acceptance together they meld nourishing one another slipping into the night sky

The Storm

The Storm

we’ve been waiting for you hot sticky irritable cruel now you are here strong bold rumbling cool breaking the tension you envelop us

The Wall Spoke

The Wall Spoke

the stairs descend along a wall overlooked each day but today today the wall spoke to me its cold emittance grabbed my soul I heard the peace of a hundred years felt the patience of family the love of tradition and understood the respect for waiting

Simple Prayer to Allow

Simple Prayer to Allow

stories flutter like fallen leaves showing paths I have traveled beautiful and scary shiny and dull they color my future and interrupt my now allow me to rest with my power my present to discover to connect without effort or care where the roots of my soul lay open and bare

Past the Breaker

Past the Breaker

the ocean the breeze the waves would you ever ask them to stop when they crash and recede would you feel responsible for this and not move unpredictable pushing and pulling is it possible to get past the breaker without feeling it’s force it is and when you do a whole world an endless sea … Continue reading

The Surrender

The Surrender

stop fighting for them start fighting for you fight for your pain you deserve it don’t drink it away don’t eat it away don’t nice it away fight to feel it allow it don’t name it don’t explain it don’t figure it out allow it feel it happy exists, sad exists pain and pleasure when … Continue reading

Notice the Shadows

Notice the Shadows

Notice the shadows come from the light they don’t ask for support they are supported notice they are there an unspoken part of the view but without them there would be no depth no contour notice the shadows while you are awake light drawing out the dark pushing and stretching the grayed tones over color … Continue reading

Love Me More

Love Me More

I see you I love you but I cannot choose between my core and sadness I cannot choose between my integrity and my pain I cannot chose between my sanity and my wanting so I won’t I will choose them all I will feel them all I will choose me I will love me more