Have you ever felt so frustrated with your life circumstances, you feel like tearing your hair out and screaming? Or, have you ever had days your life circumstances felt so heavy that you felt helpless in the face of them? This past winter, I felt both. My mood, most of the time, reflected the weather--in … Continue reading visions
Abundance is not something I manifest, nor strive for, nor reason into, nor realize, nor feel my way into, nor scheme into -- because it has never been, is not, and never will be separate from me. I am abundance. It drips from my pores and shines from my eyes, pours from my mouth and between my thighs, sings from my heart and flows in my veins.
I will teach my child what it means to be of the moon. I won't fight her sleeplessness: I will bundle her up and take her out under the stars. I won't fight her curiosity: I will coax her into the woods and lift up logs in search of bugs. I won't fight her aggression: … Continue reading parenting goals.
I love the way meditation shifts something key in me--something that causes me to instinctively be drawn to what is good for my mind, body, and spirit. I love how I naturally breathe deeper long after I'm done meditating. I love the way meditation gives me a willingness to be relaxed: a willingness to pass … Continue reading 10 Things I Love About Wednesday Early Morning
What does it take to achieve our dreams? I've always wished it was like a magic spell -- just a lit candle, a chant, and a swish of a wand or the bubble of a brew: poof! All your dreams, manifested. The hard part about becoming an adult is when becoming an adult … Continue reading just. sit. down.
How is it possible? That you were a soft sleeping thing on a blanket on the tropical sand, three long and short years ago? Now you're this loud wild running laughing thing full of sweet and spice and silly in the chilly Oregon spring air. How is it possible? That I was a sad … Continue reading a lot can happen in 3 years.
We cannot hold on to what does not want to hold on to us. We can only hold onto our own power and sovereignty. We cannot hold on to what is not ours, if it doesn't wish to be held. We can only hold on to what is ours: our own beauty, magic, and power. … Continue reading holding on and letting go
The Spring Equinox, also known as Ostara, is a good time for looking back on your life (which I've done quite a lot lately), and for making plans for the future. In honor of that, here's some things I want to do this spring as micro-steps to my own personal short-and-long term goals. Go to … Continue reading A [slightly belated] Spring Equinox Bucket List
What I'm Reading I just finished up this book this week, and it blew. my. mind. Absolutely fantastic writing. I wish I had read it years ago. What I'm Listening To I've been really loving alexrainbirdMusic on Youtube lately. Their playlists have been the soundtrack to my March days of rain, wind, and poetry. What … Continue reading Indie Music, Breathing Practice, & Toddler Insults: A Weekly Wrap Up
An ex once jokingly posted this cartoon to my Facebook timeline. He was referring to my tendency to get rather snippy and irritated around the full moon, but he was more accurate than I think he really understood. For a long time, I struggled with guilt about my inability to just "be happy" all the … Continue reading I Am A Cyclical Wombyn