The Promise of a Rainbow

“Love was a feeling completely bound up with color, like thousands of rainbows superimposed one on top of the other.” ~Paulo Coehlo I’ve always believed in the promise of a rainbow. As a high schooler, I learned that the world was filled with answers to our deepest questions if we kept our eyes open. MyContinue reading “The Promise of a Rainbow”

Slow Down

“Life itself is the best (and the only) timekeeper.” ~Rasheed Ogunlaru The fall equinox is not only a welcome sign that cooler temperatures are ahead of us along the coast of Virginia, but it also marks an astronomical turning point of the seasons. Fall is here. Scientifically speaking, on the equinox, the orbital plane ofContinue reading “Slow Down”

The Magic of 9

This morning as I got dressed for work, I placed something new around my neck for the first time in years. Today I am wearing a new mala. I knew when the timing was right, I’d hit the purchase button on the Tiny Devotions website. My current mala is meant for rooting. Every day whenContinue reading “The Magic of 9”

Living the Layers: Opening

In the moments when I felt myself sliding downward this summer, I continuously asked myself over and over again: What do you need?  What do you need to get out of bed? What do you need to engage with your family? What do YOU need?  Some days the answer was simple. I needed to live myContinue reading “Living the Layers: Opening”

New Breath

“What lesson did my soul want to learn? I liked this question. It was new. Right then and there I felt it pointing me in a different direction. I felt it leading me up toward the light.” ~Elizabeth Lesser A few weeks ago, in the middle of my hot, heavy and stuck season, I wasContinue reading “New Breath”