It helps me to remember that creative acts — often taken for granted — have helped shape the world we all strive to find joy in. Keeping the fire in my home is a constant meditation on the power of imagination and determination, coupled with a reminder that it’s Nature’s way to (literally) light the path for us.
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Dearest 2015, I woke up and you had already arrived in the wee small hours, warmed by the glow of a gas fireplace, laying beside a man I loved on our IKEA mattress in the house he bought for us. I thought I’d birth my babies in that house — hear their tiny feet slapping the floors […]
When I left Portland in the spring, I didn’t know how long I’d be gone. I thought I might return sooner rather than later, based on the erroneous anticipation that I’d be the same person and want the same things when the time came to make a Next Move. What I’m seeing, in the ever-unraveling story of my […]
Last year on New Year’s Eve, I spent the night in meditation, hands pressed firmly together, in front of my little altar, staring at typed words that hung on my wall. I sat aglow with candle light and tears streaming down my face. I hoped I’d prayed hard enough that the Universe really heard me. […]