On one of my recent trips, I flew through Miami International Airport. I had been through, or more like ran through, it some weeks ago, but this time I had a longer layover. Many folks were still masked in the terminals. While I was walking around to find coffee and grub with my travel companion [...]
Wild women Seem to crave connectedness with the Earth. When I'm outside I feel Abundance. Love. Like rediscovering a friend that was always near but I had been unable to receive.
No star is ever lost we once have seen We always may be What we might have been. Adelaide Anne Procter Though blocked, I do feel like I’m trying to get back to myself. And it is heartening to think there are many opportunities to reinstate your life’s work or narrow your pursuits. Refocus. If [...]
For all mourning may be transformed into joy if you have endurance enough to make the journey. If Women Rose Rooted - Sharon Blackie This books is resonating with me so much. I’ll have to try to articulate that in a future post. But I have found this quote to be true for me. I’ve [...]
The endless self-improvement project, fueled by self-loathing and foiled by the realities of the human condition, has only reinforced the illusion that you are separate from your Source. Mirabai Starr The pressure to be a certain way. Look a certain way. Perform. Produce. Consume. All under the guise of “living your best life,” it’s not [...]
In the midst of a world that is begging you to distract yourself … you have glimpsed the face of the Divine where you least expected it. Mirabai Starr I have found this to be true. For all the pressure I have felt to experience fellowship in certain places, like church, I have felt closest [...]
Me chillin' with fish friends So it's no secret that I love the water/ocean/sea/lake/puddles... lol, whatever. I've done more reflecting on it lately, and I think it's because I feel some sort of deeper spiritual connection or fulfillment when I'm near the ocean. I feel it sometimes in the forest, or when a hummingbird came [...]
Like visiting a friend Swells take you as you are and leave you changed. One of our snorkeling guides hung out with us after our excursion at a pretty remote beach to show us her favorite shelling spot where she free dives for shells. She said something to the effect of: "don't worry if the [...]
"Whatever comes from the sea will always return to it."
The idea that one's essential being will ultimately be reunited with some vague, ethereal universal life force offers me zero comfort. If there is no persistence of consciousness, what possible solace could I draw from that? My thoughts exactly. Even in my self-loathing I've grown rather attached to myself... the essence of me. My consciousness, [...]