These autumn poems are selected for both their visual and emotional scenery. While every season lends itself to poetry, the wistful, wind-swept trees of autumn help us to notice more deeply the beauty of life even in its “final” stages.
Fall is one of the loveliest times for reflection and renewal. Magic seems more easily accessible, almost like it’s glittering in the air, begging us to see it. You’ll want to keep these fall affirmations on hand if you’re ready to open up to the beauty this season has to give.
Oh, Autumn, how I love thee. Though I have come to enjoy (through practice) the experience of each season, my soul cannot help but rejoice in the crimson and copper earth. Hence – 11 new favorite quotes about autumn and every shade of its grandeur.
I am a sensitive soul and I love my coffee. If I don’t drink the “right” coffee, however, my stomach will let me know. If your belly notices every little disturbance in the Force, too, I think you’ll appreciate this healthy coffee recipe. It’s actually a maple latte (so good) inspired by a recent trip to Maine and my newfound love for functional mushrooms.
This poem about grieving speaks to keeping an open mind and heart. It’s certainly a practice, which means that it’s ongoing (one day could house all the stages of grief) and requires our attention.
Elevating the mundane to the miraculous – or at least the meaningful – is one way of seeing the sacred in everything. “Sacred” is that elevation to the level of divinity, whether you believe in a higher power, the intelligence that drives life, or the miracle of existence.
Waiting for inspiration… I am almost forced to stop forcing its arrival. This whole “allowing” thing (the opposite of forcing) is an ongoing practice, one that has only proven itself a viable pathway to inspired creating. Here are 8 things I think I know about letting inspiration work with you, instead of you working against all odds.
Grief has taught me that loving is extraordinary similar to living: maybe, two lines in the same poem. I share these brief poems about grief to highlight the not-so-morbid ideas that death is part of the circle of life; that without an end, something couldn’t begin; and maybe circles don’t really have endings or beginnings, just continuations.
Not just for goal setting, these journal prompts are meant to help you identify which goals properly serve your future identity and deepest dreams, and which you’re better off releasing. Clarity makes space.
Instead of waiting for the requests and demands of the day (and others) to define how you live today, shape your own identity. Morning questions is a potent practice that might only take you a few minutes, but practicing deliberately and consistently, with a passion greater than persuasion, will breed clarity, guide you to live more authentically, and allow self-trust to take root.
You get to define what self-care means to you. These self-care affirmations are open-ended invitations to imagine – and start living into – all the ways that serve your personal best.
Some quotes about grace: to open you up to a new level of inspiration and, well, grace. This is also a reminder that we don’t always need to handle everything alone. Grace makes me feel like I’m walking hand-in-hand (especially when I give myself the grace of asking for help). A little space for curiosity doesn’t hurt, either.