When Our Darkest Parts Seem Impossible to Hold

October 29, 2013
There are movies that I feel compelled to watch, even though I know that they will be hugely difficult and triggering for me I see them coming my way, peripherally watching the trailers or making plans to see them with my friends And then, when it comes to watching them, I freeze There is never a good day to break your heart wide open There is never a good day to travel to that deep and dark part of your experience and chip away at the ... keep reading

Permission to Surrender

October 11, 2013
There are things that you want for your life  a divine purpose a job that lights you up, a job that re-energizes you a relationship that melts your bones and ignites the part of your heart that still wonders if you are actually lovable a reason for waking up in the morning a published book, a degree in the field that you love (even if you already have degrees in fields that you don't love quite so much), a project that you want ... keep reading

When Women Gather In Truth

October 09, 2013
At first, it was a longing on my behalf - to join with gorgeous women in person To feel the presure of their bodies beneath my hug and look into their eyes I was longing to work with women in a new way, getting our hands mesy with glitter and sand To join with my partner in cultivating a nest rich for growth and change Second, the invitation I opened my heart to the seven women who would travel to my little spit of land and gather ... keep reading

Permission to Speak From the Heart

September 20, 2013
Five years ago, I landed here Five years ago, I began the careful cultivation of this corner of the internet I put my shoes by the door and I began building this dream from the foundation up At the beginning, all I had was desire - to connect, to confes, to overcome I had the desire for it all to mean something My little life on this tiny spit of land My tumultuous relationship with my body The conversations between friends that I would ... keep reading

Hunger & Becoming the Beacon For the Life You Are Yearning For

September 12, 2013
In my longing, I have a desire for wholenes  Cold nights with a hearty sweater Pies baked with love in a rustic home that is unconditional in it's love for me  Womb full and eyes bright - the gestation of a brilliant truth  In my longing, I am untethered, broken free The cautious of the unimaginative releases me sweetly into my new beginnings  Most luxurious Most coveted Astonishingly unapologetic  Heaving in know that the privilege ... keep reading