Not everything that frightens us Means us harm Sometimes our own fears Say more about us Than what we're fearful of. Are you afraid of anticipated pain? Danger? Panic? Something that does not yet exist? What you perceive to be not-beautiful? There is beauty in fear as well. It's trying to communicate something to you. [...]
If I could run to you I would But I know you'll be waiting for me You'll remain Should all other life perish And rebirth us all. Like what you see? Consider buying me a coffee here. And thank you if you do.
Life finds a way Never be ashamed to seek What heals you No matter how small Incomprehensible Or insignificant it may seem to others. I love every little detail about the sea. Every little being that resides there, even the ones that scare me have something to teach. As my would-have-been trip to Belize [...]
The sun's rays permeate Great depths So life can thrive Even when darkness exists. In uncertain times it helps me to remember that the sea was there, the Earth was there... long before disease and famine... and that if we're careful, we can live in harmony with the planet. We have a chance now, during [...]
I am trying my very best to hold on to some mental peace-- and that always happens for me in nature. So I'm currently remembering hiking in West Virginia and swimming in this gorgeous creek (Glade Creek). The water was cold, but so so refreshing after hiking. Can you spot the two dark fishing spiders [...]
Sometimes the sea is crystal clear And it's easy to be aware of the beauty around you. When it's murky And all the sand is kicked up from the turmoil that storms bring It can be harder to trust that beauty, peace, and presence Are still possible. But remember, the sea cleanses itself And [...]
When I know that the sea is in my future everything seems more manageable. I create space. I let myself take up space, be seen, as the sea sees me. Part of yet whole. Like what you see? Consider tipping me a coffee! Here.
If you know how to look, You can find beauty in simplicity Even in the most remote of places. And for your viewing pleasure, here are some lovely feesh from the Turneffe Atolls. Like what you see? Consider tipping me a coffee! Here.
As I find myself doing some work this Saturday... looking at my sea pictures always calms me. I hope this image brings you some peace and wonder as well.
This is me in my happy place--- at sea. There are so so many photos of the sea that I have from over the years that bring me peace just looking at them. I need to be more intentional about having the sea available to me in various ways as well as committing to going [...]