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Love, all the way through the darkness

Heart prompts

Authenticity is a matter of the heart—everything here tends to be. This is a space for healing and that requires deeply sweet honesty. I infuse love so that it all feels like a warm mug of comfort: good for the soul; honey for the heart; soothing where it's due. Like you’re reading journal entries that are meant for you.

Steady guidance

Love is my North Star. Its guiding light cuts through the fog of suffering, even if it’s just enough to survive the day. I’m not here to tell you your answers, but to share glimmers of possibility. It's like walking an illumined path and finding treasure tucked inside a rock or flowers springing from the cracks.

Reasons to stay

These messages speak to how we can rise from the ashes of what we thought would crush us. It takes a whole lot of showing up (and courage). Stay, and make the darkness conscious. Risk wonder; explore; unfold. Bare your light. Shine for someone. Grow in unlikely places. It’s a worthwhile journey, and so are you.

A few of my favorite things

Thoughts worth pondering

Albert Camus

"But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?"
2018-01-13T20:16:13+00:00
"But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?"

Alan Alda

“You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself.”
2018-01-13T20:20:12+00:00
“You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself.”

Arnold Toynbee

“The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.”
2018-01-20T15:21:45+00:00
“The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.”

Teal Swan

“We do not fear the unknown. We fear what we think we know about the unknown.”
2018-02-06T10:32:50+00:00
“We do not fear the unknown. We fear what we think we know about the unknown.”

W.B. Yeats

“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.”
2018-02-07T10:54:54+00:00
“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.”

Rudy Francisco

“My highest ambition is to crawl out from under the ash and laugh at all the things that thought they could bury me.”
2018-02-19T08:56:03+00:00
“My highest ambition is to crawl out from under the ash and laugh at all the things that thought they could bury me.”

Susan David

“Your success is whether you are living a life that is congruent with what you value.”
2018-03-15T11:15:51+00:00
“Your success is whether you are living a life that is congruent with what you value.”

Emily Kimbrough

“Remember, we all stumble, every one of use. That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand.”
2018-01-13T20:16:28+00:00
“Remember, we all stumble, every one of use. That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand.”

Thich Nhat Hanh

“Many people are alive but don’t touch the miracle of being alive.”
2018-01-13T20:20:26+00:00
“Many people are alive but don’t touch the miracle of being alive.”

Thich Nhat Hanh

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.”
2018-01-20T15:23:06+00:00
“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.”

Brené Brown

“I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness—it’s right in front of me if I’m paying attention and practicing gratitude.”
2018-02-06T10:33:07+00:00
“I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness—it’s right in front of me if I’m paying attention and practicing gratitude.”

Andrew Carnegie

“If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.”
2018-02-07T10:55:10+00:00
“If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.”

Anaïs Nin

“The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say.”
2018-02-19T08:56:18+00:00
“The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say.”

Betty Smith

“Look at everything always as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time: Thus is your time on earth filled with glory.”
2018-03-24T12:55:31+00:00
“Look at everything always as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time: Thus is your time on earth filled with glory.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."
2018-01-13T20:01:22+00:00
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."

Hafiz

“I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being.”
2018-01-13T20:16:42+00:00
“I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being.”

Jim Rohn

"Happiness is not an accident. Nor is it something you wish for. Happiness is something you design."
2018-01-13T20:21:10+00:00
"Happiness is not an accident. Nor is it something you wish for. Happiness is something you design."

Gabby Bernstein

“The road of recovery begins when you become brave enough to wonder and you become brave enough to look at it.”
2018-02-06T10:28:14+00:00
“The road of recovery begins when you become brave enough to wonder and you become brave enough to look at it.”

Brené Brown

“Integrity is choosing courage over comfort; choosing what is right over what is fun, fast, or easy; and choosing to practice our values rather than simply professing them.”
2018-02-06T10:33:22+00:00
“Integrity is choosing courage over comfort; choosing what is right over what is fun, fast, or easy; and choosing to practice our values rather than simply professing them.”

Denis Waitley

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn, or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.”
2018-02-07T10:55:26+00:00
“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn, or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.”

Mary Oliver

“I want to think again of dangerous and noble things. I want to be light and frolicsome. I want to be impossible, beautiful and afraid of nothing as though I had wings.”
2018-02-19T21:08:06+00:00
“I want to think again of dangerous and noble things. I want to be light and frolicsome. I want to be impossible, beautiful and afraid of nothing as though I had wings.”

Carrie Usmar

“Even when you don’t feel like it, keep going. You never know who you impact with your love.”
2018-04-29T09:43:58+00:00
“Even when you don’t feel like it, keep going. You never know who you impact with your love.”

Ella Fitzgerald

“Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.”
2018-01-13T20:02:27+00:00
“Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.”

Sandy Newbigging

“A successful life is one that is loved by the person living in it.”
2018-01-13T20:16:55+00:00
“A successful life is one that is loved by the person living in it.”

Walt Whitman

“Happiness, knowledge, not in another place but this place, not for another hour but this hour.”
2018-01-13T20:21:56+00:00
“Happiness, knowledge, not in another place but this place, not for another hour but this hour.”

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