Thoughts

Stillness

Posted by on Dec 6, 2020 in Thoughts | 0 comments

What do we feel…

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Wanderlust

Posted by on Dec 2, 2020 in Thoughts | 0 comments

You’re as layered as the mountains above and as turbulent as the river below…

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My chest beat & skin flush

Posted by on Nov 6, 2020 in Thoughts | 0 comments

You’re in the smell of the jungle brush and the wind’s cool touch…

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Impermanence

Posted by on Aug 7, 2020 in Thoughts | 0 comments

Life reveals to us it’s game nature, and yet demands respect. It is continuous chaos, a ceaseless breaking of itself – of reality and what we planned it to be. And yet, it calls on us each time to rebuild…

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When

Posted by on Aug 1, 2020 in Thoughts | 0 comments

I lived in the converted garage and you in the bamboo shack out back, when we had nothing…

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Transformation

Posted by on Jul 27, 2020 in Self-Help, Thoughts | 0 comments

With enough time or the right circumstances we grow beyond who we were. Our once firm outer skin loosens for it ceases to accommodate our changing form. There are old parts of us that no longer fit…

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Normal

Posted by on Jul 18, 2020 in Thoughts | 0 comments

It’s interesting to reflect upon the chapters we’ve had so far this year… Each time things go upside down we are shaken, but we are also gifted a new perspective.

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Yin & Yang

Posted by on Jun 18, 2020 in Thoughts | 0 comments

Chaos and order interplay as a dance each day, between hemispheres of head, between blue and red, between science and story…

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Lives that Matter

Posted by on Jun 9, 2020 in Thoughts | 0 comments

There is overwhelming tragedy coming to light right now. Lives lost mean nothing can make it right for families involved.. we can’t alter the past but we can go forward with more awareness…

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Existence

Posted by on Apr 11, 2020 in Thoughts | 0 comments

You’re a stroke in a painting…

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Between Dreams

Posted by on Apr 4, 2020 in Thoughts | 0 comments

We are all connected, from the gossamer laid…

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Broken

Posted by on Apr 3, 2020 in Thoughts | 0 comments

Broken beyond repair? If I got to the floor on my hands and knees I’d see 273 pieces and that wouldn’t even be all of them I could find a dust pan and sweep them together. At least they’d be together, the ones I could recover anyway. Inevitably some would stay lost forever…

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Structure

Posted by on Mar 29, 2020 in Thoughts | 0 comments

What is revealed when the armature of our reality collapses – when the clay crumbles and the curtains fall away? Well, we are left exposed, standing vulnerable and alone in the rubble of our material world.

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Chaos

Posted by on Mar 22, 2020 in Thoughts | 0 comments

Even in the height of chaos we are visited by moments of peace, of beauty, of joy. It is our task not to miss them.

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All

Posted by on Mar 20, 2020 in Thoughts | 0 comments

You can hold humility and power with grace only once you’ve recognized that you’re not a victim, nor are you a master.

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Mother Nature

Posted by on Nov 5, 2019 in Thoughts, Travel | 0 comments

Return child to the river and let me soothe your pains. You can rest as I hold you, we’ll be together again. Nestle in my grassy bosom, I’ll braid your hair with my breeze. Come back to adventure with me child…

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Kaleidoscope

Posted by on Oct 5, 2019 in Self-Help, Thoughts | 0 comments

First and forever there is light. Pure and pleasant it glows. Beams become beings and all is bright. What if however, it could be made more interesting? Rays to be refracted, magnified, colored, textured and silhouetted.

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Envelope

Posted by on Aug 30, 2019 in Self-Help, Thoughts | 0 comments

I yearn to cry in the ocean, so it may dissolve my tears. I pray for the night to fall, so it may drown my shadows. Calm in not knowing where one ends and another begins. To be part of, in this desperate search for belonging. Embraced by the outer expression of the inner. Where self isn’t just reflected but surrounded.

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Grace

Posted by on Dec 6, 2018 in Self-Help, Thoughts | 0 comments

What is grace? Grace is buoyancy in a sea storm – Poise under pressure. It’s the bowing of jagged edges into arcs – Unhooking the emotions from the ego. It’s an inner elder perspective…

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Vision

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in Self-Help, Thoughts | 0 comments

I TELL YOU KIDS, MAGIC IS REAL AND YOU ARE POWERFUL.
This is the vision board I made back in 2010. I love love LOVE this project as tactile way to play with future goals and recommend it to anyone who feels so inspired. Not a day goes by now that I don’t express gratitude for my life and all the chapters that have written me here.

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Nature

Posted by on Jul 21, 2017 in Thoughts | 0 comments

Nature’s always right there just waiting to take your breath away. Eyes to drink it in and I feel its presence as a joy in my chest that oozes its way out through my grin. I can’t contain it… because it’s too big to contain. It’s a joy that celebrates the artistry of The Divine; the preciousness of this moment and the blessed connection I have with YOU.

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Flora

Posted by on May 12, 2017 in Thoughts | 0 comments

Flora & fauna help me to remember the REAL world that I’m a part of. This is the mysterious, the magical, the majestic jade vine… Its presence, an inspiration. ON a schedule; UNDER endless pressure; IN our cubicles; DOWN at our phones; it’s easy to loose touch. We forget our spirit-self, our playfulness & our power. We feel tired, sick and ultimately unfulfilled.

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Friendship

Posted by on Jan 9, 2017 in Thoughts | 3 comments

I look at my younger self and I look at my present self — from some angles I don’t see that I’ve changed at all, and from others, I’m unrecognizably different. Many of the strides I’ve made have come on the training tracks that have been my romantic relationships. For a period of time I believed that personal growth happened solely while in isolation. I believed that getting closer to God would mean spending more and more time alone. Partly in this pursuit I turned quite reclusive for many years, operating without a steady friend-group, let alone a boyfriend.

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Continuing

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Self-Help, Thoughts | 1 comment

I’m not here to act like getting out of bed every day is easy. There are many that I’d rather just cocoon up and wait — wait as long as it takes for my wings to sprout and for them to introduce my best-butterfly-self to the morning. But not every day affords this luxury and sometimes I find myself out in the world as a confused and vulnerable little larva. And although I’m fascinated by, I’m not interested in anyone who is pretending that it’s always sunny. What I am interested in is being real and saying it’s hard.

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Dietism

Posted by on Jun 2, 2016 in Nutrition, Thoughts | 0 comments

“Are you an omnivore/locavore/paleo/vegetarian/vegan/raw vegan?” There are a million ways we label ourselves and get labeled by others because of our food choices. It is this labeling that has lead to much of the tension that I’ve witnessed in my community. I’m not 100% certain that this would qualify as oppression and for the record I certainly don’t want to give it as much weight as something like racism or sexism or adultism. I’m posting out of curiosity of others opinions; and also to bring light to something that has been present in my life, perhaps it’s present in yours too?

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Non-Attachment

Posted by on May 13, 2016 in Self-Help, Thoughts | 1 comment

I often overhear prideful words on the subject of non-attachment. My self-proclaimed hippy friend recently said aloud, “gross, look at that girl with the expensive designer bag. I’m not pretentious like that. I don’t care about money. I don’t shop in those high-end stores, I shop in used clothing stores.” What she was attempting to share about was her freedom from an attachment to money, however what i heard was an example incomplete.

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Kindness

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Self-Help, Thoughts | 0 comments

I have never regretted being kind. To hold kindness as a practice important as any other means being kind, not just when it’s convenient; not just when you are with your friends; not just when things are going your way; not just when you feel well; and not just to people’s faces. It is about being kind to the irrational driver who cut you off; the dog that won’t stop barking; the store clerk who is being short with you; the mosquito buzzing in your ear; the late bus driver who messed up your plans; the family member who won’t change; the you who dropped the ball with your diet this week.

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Judgement

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in Thoughts | 0 comments

When a person speaks in judgement of others (of their physique, of their ability, of their choices etc.), they reveal their hand. They display to the world their own deepest insecurities.

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Inner & Outer

Posted by on Feb 23, 2016 in Self-Help, Thoughts | 0 comments

Your body is a reflection of your choices.

Your life is a reflection of your thoughts.

Your relationships are a reflection of your self.

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Time

Posted by on Sep 5, 2015 in Self-Help, Thoughts | 0 comments

There is no such thing as time wasted. It is all perfect and in this, there is no space for regret. A tree spends its lifetime in devotion – stretching up, digging down, bending with, feeding on, adapting to and growing strong – every process, an effort towards bearing fruit. And after those many years, if one of its apples is not picked, it falls. But the tree doesn’t say, “Oh no, all that energy for nothing, what a waste!” It simply lets gravity deliver its harvest to the ground. There, it will feed the ecosystem that will provide nourishment for its roots. You are always growing. In this process, nothing is wasted.   ✪ Like this post? You may also enjoy Seeds or Future...

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Personal Pics

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in Thoughts | 0 comments

My verdict on selfies is still out. Prompted by having more and more long distance relationships, for me they’ve functioned as a way of saying, “Hey I’d like to share this moment with you. So i’m going to snap a picture and send it to you so that perhaps you may glean some enjoyment. I want to take a part of my happenings and insert it into your happenings so that we might find company in some fragment of reality… so that we might be more connected.”

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Life’s Difficulties

Posted by on Aug 22, 2015 in Self-Help, Thoughts | 0 comments

Maybe life doesn’t get any easier… Maybe we just find different ways of asking for help and begin to humble ourselves enough to accept support. We discover more about our own needs, and become more open to receiving what the world has on offer. We learn new forms of compassionate communication, and verse ourselves in different languages of love.

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Seeds

Posted by on Aug 16, 2015 in Self-Help, Thoughts | 0 comments

There is an orchard in every papaya, and a universe in every being. It is only with the dissolution of form that, the possibilities within one may sprout. Get in touch with the infancy of your infiniteness. Open up. Allow for a death of the parts to liberate the w(hole). Allow for presence to turn potential into kinetic, and grow your spirit in every direction… . ✪ Like this post? You may also enjoy Time or Hard...

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Community

Posted by on Aug 6, 2015 in Self-Help, Thoughts | 0 comments

When your friends become your family and your family becomes your friends… that… that is harmony.

Are you able to appreciate each member of your family as an individual person and not solely for their relation to you? Are you able to walk them down from their pedestal, remove any filter of expectation and stand beside them in companionship? Making friends with your family means relieving them of any obligation and finding how you may share joyful company.
Are you able to be vulnerable with your friends? Do you feel comfortable that in their presence you will be accepted, without judgment? Do you feel safe enough to be your whole self in every moment?

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Presence

Posted by on Jul 25, 2015 in Self-Help, Thoughts | 0 comments

In each and every scenario, The greatest gift you can bring to this world, to your fellow man and to yourself is » your presence « That is when you grow. That is how you love. And that is where you cease to exist. ✪ Like this post? You may also enjoy Hard Times or...

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The Self

Posted by on Mar 21, 2015 in Self-Help, Thoughts | 0 comments

The most important work you will do in this lifetime will be on yourself. Working on, working down, deconstructing. Venturing outside so that you may step back in with a lighter foot and a wider eye. Standing still long enough to witness your own death and rebirth.   ✪ Like this post? You may also enjoy Inner & Outer, Baby Birds, or Hard...

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Physical Presence

Posted by on Feb 5, 2015 in Thoughts | 0 comments

Body awareness right now. Are you holding any tension? Exhale. Relax your jaw. Unfurrow that brow. Let your shoulders fall. Release the day. Scroll away…   ✪ Like this post? You may also enjoy Tightness, Jealousy or...

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Living

Posted by on Dec 13, 2014 in Thoughts, Travel | 0 comments

Live simply. Play like the animals, present and free. Endure like the earth, steady and humble. Harmonize like the universe, almighty and all accepting. ✪ Like this post? You may also enjoy Costa Rica, The...

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Q & A

Posted by on Dec 5, 2014 in Thoughts | 0 comments

I don’t believe the answers to life’s “biggest” questions come in the form of words. ✪ Like this post? You may also enjoy Presence or...

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Electronics

Posted by on Nov 30, 2014 in Thoughts | 2 comments

I’d like to propose a worldwide no electronic day… Just one day… Where we look with our eyes, not with our lenses. A day to meet- not tweet, text, type to our friends. Where we are here for each moment, as they come. Where we love with our heart, not like with our thumb. Time to view the world, not pixels on a screen. A day to really live, not just pin our dreams. Time to connect with feelings, large and little. Not the TV, phone and internet signal. A day with no filters, clicks or collages. A day to clear up the present mirages. . ✪ Like this post? You may also enjoy Selfies,...

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Synching Up

Posted by on Sep 11, 2014 in Thoughts | 5 comments

Lost in the wonder of how a spec of sand at sea can unite wanderers in lust. Now with space, a strength to practice trust.         ✪ Like this post? You may also enjoy Being Apart from a Loved One or Long-Distance...

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Romance

Posted by on Aug 23, 2014 in Thoughts | 2 comments

What is romance? Romance is taking the time, it is not rushing. It is being sensitive and thoughtful. It is acting from the soul, guided by the heart. It is not forced, but inspired. It is being deliberate and organic, at the same time. It is both luxury and necessity, at the same time. The romantic view is one of fresh, naive, childlike wonder, that kindles the awe-someness of each moment. It is seeing grandness in the “small things.” It is appreciation. Be romantic in life, not just in love relationships. Take the romantic approach to the day, the work, the now… Slow down, proceed with purpose, let it flow and be grateful. . ✪ Like this post? You may also enjoy Living, Being Apart from a Loved One or...

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Long-Distance Relationships

Posted by on Aug 14, 2014 in Thoughts | 1 comment

That night when rainbows were aglow. The stars fell and the colours rose To dance in the light of each other. A river to restrict, contain, limit To create a border between. Or a river to move, flow, carry On a path to the open ocean. It is here not to cleave us apart but together. So we may meet the freedom of the sea. Swim with me.     ✪ Like this post? You may also enjoy Synching Up or Being Apart from a Loved...

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Sunrises

Posted by on Aug 9, 2014 in Thoughts | 0 comments

Morning light. A reminder of the blessing that is The opportunity to start anew. With each day, With each thought, With each breath, Begin again.         ✪ Like this post? You may also enjoy Physical Presence, Sunsets or...

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Change

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014 in Thoughts | 0 comments

That same inevitable reality of change that we detest for moving us out of comfortable situations and into uncomfortable ones is the same energy that moves out of unpleasant situations and into desirable ones It will flow it will flow it will flow the meantime becomes the now time the step becomes the platform       ✪ Like this post? You may also enjoy Trekking or...

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Being Apart from a Loved One

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Thoughts | 1 comment

I cry Before i remember you are the wind And i feel your touch. Before i remember you are the rain and i hear your dance. Before i remember you are the sun and i rest in your warmth, Bathe in your light, Grow in your presence.         ✪ Like this post? You may also enjoy Romance or Long-Distance...

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Selfies

Posted by on Jun 28, 2014 in Thoughts | 0 comments

My thoughts are in constant flux with regards to the whole internet universe… Yes it makes a world of information more accessible than ever, creates ease in activity and facilitates connection. It can also enable mental and physical indolence and alienation from each other, the earth and ourselves.

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Self-Expression

Posted by on Jun 9, 2014 in Thoughts | 0 comments

I truly believe that everyone is an artist, just with different canvases. What is your art? How do you channel the divine? What inspires passion in the core of your being, gets you out of your head and makes your spirit feel alive? Does your soul take the form of dance, doodling, scrap booking, singing, gardening, jewelry making, carpentry, food preparation, painting, acting, quilting, beat boxing, hair dressing, fashion, poetry, piano, playdough, Youtube, Instagram?… Honour your creative needs as this expression is fundamental to your emotional, spiritual, mental, and physical health. Honour your creative needs cause it just feels...

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Baby Birds

Posted by on Jun 3, 2014 in Thoughts | 0 comments

You don’t know this yet little one, but One day you will fly Now it’s dark, but One day your eyes will open only to be blessed with sights of unimaginable beauty Now it’s cold, but One day your feathers will grow to dress your whole being in warmth Now there is struggle, but One day you will be strong enough to soar beyond One day you will fly For now, rest.   ✪ Like this post? You may also enjoy Electronics or...

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24th Birthdays

Posted by on May 17, 2014 in Thoughts | 0 comments

l Looking back on this past year in awe. Never have I leaned so hard into laughter and softened so comfortably into tears. never have I been willing to bring as much presence to each moment… Everyday waking at the edge of the unknown and jumping in with two feet. I’m left sharing only gratitude for this colourful life; it’s lessons, it’s adventures and the beautiful way they are woven together. I’m blessed to have connected in the ways I have with so many mates to my soul, to our dear mother earth, and to myself. Thank you thank you thank you. Life if you keep showing up everyday, I will be there to meet you… to travel on this journey, an exploration in unconditional love ♡   ✪ Like this post? You may also enjoy Trekking or My...

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Pets

Posted by on May 11, 2014 in Thoughts | 0 comments

I cannot even imagine what it must feel like to be a mother! I do know that I am truly blessed to have this little man in my life. My 12 year old puppy, Frankie, with his loving spirit and humble character has brought more joy to my heart and peace to my being than I ever knew possible. Animals can be our friends, our grounding energy and our angels. They can be our best example of how to love unconditionally; be curious and playful; appreciate life’s simplicities; live free from thought; and make soul connections with others. Let’s see their light, love them, not eat...

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