Bleed me Of the things I do not need That bring me pain That eat my soul Bleed them from me Cleanse Free me Of the shame Laid upon me But lesser humans Who can't consume Can't comprehend The depths of pain Cleanse Show me A path with light Hidden once But now all … Continue reading Cleanse
You are MORE Than your body Trapping a soul big enough to push through the boundaries this world will place around you just for existing in it You are MORE Than your mistakes Making you believe you don't deserve to succeed, feel joy, find love, discover peace, be complete You are MORE Than your circumstances … Continue reading More
I'd been deliberating over my first tattoo for years. I started planning what it would be well over 15 years ago. I always knew I wanted one and I always knew where I wanted one (or several) but, the design itself was ever changing and until I knew for certain I would not regret my … Continue reading My First Tattoo
I've been listening these last few weeks. Ear to the ground, hand on my heart, taking deep, slow breaths, and barely making a sound. I could hear the gentle thumping of a change coming. And as much as I was afraid I wasn't ready for it, it came anyways, sweeping through my life and pulling … Continue reading You Will Find Your Path
Today for the first time publicly, I want to explain the ins and outs of this name change and why I finally felt ready to.
This summer I found a carpenter bee drowning in a cheap blow-up pool we'd temporarily set up on our back carport for our kiddo. I stood a moment watching it trying desperately to do anything at all to survive, but out in the middle of the pool with nothing to latch onto, it was going … Continue reading You Matter, Little Bee
A deep, longing rain washed over the valley today. It pushed leaves from trees and swept them down sidewalks in little rushing rivers that eventually led to gutters, no doubt hiding nothing more than debris and Halloween candy wrappers. It's a heavy rain. There is no wind, no thunder, just the constant trickling down my … Continue reading We Needed The Rain