This poem is a tribute to my dad, who passed earlier this year, and to every other Daddy’s Little Girl who misses theirs.
Learning is a gift even when pain is your teacher. Loss, whatever form it takes in our lives, seems to be the most common form of human suffering–though I don’t think it’s the cause. The cause of our suffering is how we relate to that perceived loss, and seeing every learning opportunity as a gift […]
Losing a loved one has opened my eyes to some beautiful lessons of the universe. Though there’s so much fear and pain and suffering that goes along with loss, there’s a lot of love and hope to be rekindled in the process. Perhaps on the deepest level, nothing has truly been lost at all…
Be a shining example of what’s possible for all of us, and choose to see the light in your heart when all your eyes can see is darkness. This positive affirmation will help you move from darkness to light, from doubt to faith that there’s a blessing in everything and something good worth focusing on.
The lotus is a beautiful flower with a wealth of spiritual symbolism tied to Egyptology, Hinduism, and Buddhism. Though each culture lends a slightly different take, the lotus in general is reflective of spiritual awakening, purity, potential, rebirth, creation, and eternity. These lotus flower quotes remind us to stay hopeful in a hard world and […]
As the trees begin to discard their masks and lay them gently upon the earth, take this opportunity to invite wonder back into your life. The birth of each new season greets us with an opportunity to witness how beautiful change can be–these autumn quotes serve as an ode to one of the most colorful […]
The words you speak to yourself each day become, of course, the beliefs you color your experiences with. A belief is just a thought you keep thinking. The best way to deactivate a negative thought is by activating a new positive thought, over and over again, habitually and earnestly. So, when you need a respite […]
When we awaken, we become more loving, humble, compassionate, honest, understanding, peaceful, accepting, trusting, and happy. These spiritual quotes are a reminder to wake up to who you really are, for you are much more than the logical mind could ever imagine.
Every morning you’re faced with a decision: to be happy now, or to wait. Acknowledging this decision frees you from what happened yesterday and what may happen tomorrow. The freedom quotes here are most directly involved with the freedom to feel and live genuinely, to be openly and honestly yourself, with nothing tethering you to […]
Each episode of sorrow offers a pathway back to love. Every time I find my world darkened by fear, my heart gripped by grief, there I find solace in the storm because I’m pointed again in the direction of love.