I find relief to be a fascinating thing. One minute you’re all bound up, and the next, you feel lighter. After a period of feeling “off” or depressed, what is it that makes things better? Is it all the little things that you do to improve your mood? Is it hormones? Chemicals in your brain?Continue reading “Foggy Mountain Mornings”
I crouched down into the grass and put my palms against the earth. My feet were wet from walking through the morning dew. I listened. It was quiet. I heard a couple of birds chirping and the distant hum of lawn mowers. I let the quiet take me in and whisper to me its secrets.Continue reading “The Layers of Living”
It yelled to the air around it, I AM. It whipped itself around as though shedding its boundaries of skin and flesh. Resounding in its message to the sky and to the trees, We Are.
I sit here next to a big tree with white flowers just past their blooming stage. The tree buzzes with bees and wasps and a bird sits inside, singing a long song. For a week or so, I feel like I’ve been in a cave of sorts. Quiet, buried, still. I tried not to speakContinue reading “Gathering Faith [A Poetic Take]”