Into the Light

Don't touch the stove Don't play with fire Don't stare at the sun Don't go into the light. From the beginning of time we've been hastened away from getting close to sources of light. It is the middle ground, the means to an end but never the end itself. It calls us into the day … Continue reading Into the Light

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The Crossroads

I have come to crossroad and for the first time, I do not know which way to choose. Paralyzed, I stand at the break point and look left, right, left, right. Left with no answer even though I was hoping the dirt from one of the paths would jump out and scream "come to me, … Continue reading The Crossroads

The Purpose and Power of Community

As broken individuals, we will always be our worst critics, our vision has been fuzzy since the day we were born. When we look in the mirror we can be too close to see the truth, unable to accurately put ourselves into perspective. We need someone to pull us back, rip us away from our intense, self-analyzation, and remind us that there is a whole person to look at and not just the depression, the sickness, the physical flaws, or the failures...In community, we find those people.

Mint and Aloe

There are people who exist in this world, who's presences refresh our spirits and who's words soothe the burns daily life has harshly layered upon our tender skin. Being held by their gazes and hearing their voices brings healing and centers us in steadiness and peace. Many relationships change. People grow close, people grow apart. We … Continue reading Mint and Aloe

Timeless

More than the wave's relentless ebb against the shore, more than the land's strength to grow new life, more than the certainty of the circling of the sun, rising every morn, more than the universe extends beyond our eyes' ability to see. More relentless, strong, certain, and extensive - love alone remains. Before a child … Continue reading Timeless