Loneliness

Loneliness is difficult to define. It can have many meanings, subjective for each person who feels it. At this time, my experience with loneliness is learning to be emotionally self-sufficient; a transition from reaching outside of myself for comfort to learning to reach within, and comfort myself. I’m very aware I’m in the midst of…

Red Dragonfly

As I tended our garden, a red dragonfly stop by for a visit! This little fella didn’t seem to mind modeling for me while I took many pictures, hoping to capture a few good ones! iPhones are handy as cameras – but zoom quality isn’t the best. Yet, at times, I didn’t have to zoom…

Be Your Own Hero

Flashback To September 1997 I was 27 years old when I first realized I had to be the hero in my life story. This profound realization happened during my 28 day stay in a program for addictions. During the cool down after an aerobics class, the instructor Marina played the song Hero by Mariah Caray….

Phoenix Rising From A Restorative Circle

This tattoo was born out of freedom. Freedom manifested from having space. Space to hear my inner voice more clearly while spending 2 months (and continuing), in solitude on the West Coast of Canada, on Vancouver Island. We all carry pain. Healing from this pain takes the courage to step into it, give this pain…

Personal Development – Living Alcohol Free – Musings During Day 78

February 18, 2019 Is the day I stopped drinking alcohol. This isn’t a first for me. I’ve a history with struggles of alcohol addiction. Life is Good Life truly is better without alcohol. I feel healthier. I have more energy. My face isn’t puffy. My belly isn’t bloated. My heartburn is gone. My marriage is…