an invitation

Today is a new day. How are you feeling about it? I know that for some of us dread is weighing heavy. One day is rolling into the next with no real end in sight, and this sameness, monotony, and isolation might be a dark cloud over you. Waking up might not be a joyful… Continue reading an invitation

nothing is in vain

If this time in our lives has taught us anything, it is that we are, all of us, so inextricably connected. We have seen the power that one small choice can have on a community, a nation, on the entire world, both for the good and the bad. Even if we feel disconnected from the… Continue reading nothing is in vain

to the fearful ones

I’m writing this to the ones who feel scared and overwhelmed right now. Who feel that heavy cloud come over them the second they read the news headlines. Who can’t seem to escape from under that darkness even when they put the news away. I’m writing this to you, because I am you. I know… Continue reading to the fearful ones

when doubt seems more like forgetfulness

Every morning, without fail, the sun rises. Sometimes I am awake to see it, sometimes I am not. Either way, it happens. First the sky is black and spotted with twinkling stars, then it turns a dusty grey-blue and those same stars fade then disappear entirely. Sometimes I wake when the sky is a delicious… Continue reading when doubt seems more like forgetfulness

a reset

I guess the thing now for new year’s resolutions is to choose a word for your year. Have you heard of it? Maybe you’ve already chosen one. Health, Energy, Boldness, Creativity, Courage. Or maybe you hate all things resolutions and have vowed never to make them again. I am somewhere in between. January definitely gives… Continue reading a reset

hello 2020

After Christmas I take a walk down to the shore at my grandmother’s house. The sun is just rising above the clouds making ribbons of pink and orange dance on the still morning water. The air is bitter cold, and my fingers quickly cramp as I try to snap just the right photo for my… Continue reading hello 2020

to have something to give

Christmas is around the corner, which magnifies all those nagging questions...What else do I have to buy? What more do I need? Who is left on my list to shop for?  There is so much consuming at Christmas. And though I love finding just the right gift and imagining how it will bring a smile… Continue reading to have something to give