Little One

Can you hear me little one, tucked safe inside? Can you hear my heart beating? Can you feel me breathe for us? Do you dream of a world outside where I can hold you? A world where you hear me clearly and not through the muffled, rushing sounds around you – an ethereal quiet that […]

Before Another Five Years Have Gone

I sit alone and contemplate the vastness of time in all of its small moments How hours and days and seconds are defined by our circumstances, our experiences I dream of all the somedays that never arrive and pin wishes to them as they float away On the whispers of half-believed ideas like the dandelion […]

Oola: My Journey of Self-Discovery and Balance – July 6: Conclusions

I don’t always like conclusions because it means the end of something – the end of the book, the end of the weekend, the end of a challenge, the end of a relationship. However, what I have come to realize and understand more as I get older is that the conclusion of one thing often […]

Oola: My Journey of Self-Discovery and Balance – June 14: Forgiveness

Forgive – it’s an easy word to say. It’s a much harder thing to do. When we have been hurt, we want the person who hurt us to pay for that hurt. We are plagued by a sense of right and wrong, a feeling that justice needs to be done. Sometimes that’s possible. Sometimes not. […]

Oola: My Journey of Self-Discovery and Balance – June 12: Fun

Getting through these first 7 days of this Oola Challenge was interesting. I had to do some reflecting and reevaluating of different areas of my life that were a little uncomfortable. Yesterday, though, was all about the fun. My challenge was to do something for me that fed my soul. No problem, right? Not exactly. […]