I Love You

Because I can see inside of your precious heart Because of all the unique and important things you do each day Because I know that some parts of you don’t feel very good about yourself   Because you are so much more than your scars Because you are a perfect expression of divine love Because…

I Love My (Sick) Body

According to my mother, a part of me seemed “fragile” from the moment I was born.  Other pieces of mine such as strong spirit and an “I can do anything” attitude have done a lot to offset this truth in my life but nonetheless it was an accurate sensing. As a child I was often…

I Married Myself

Despite the fact that I had already been on a self-love journey for about seven years, a little over a year ago I realized that in many ways I was still more devoted to my partner than I was to myself. Don’t get me wrong, I have a really big heart and I enjoy nurturing…

Why I Eat 100% Organic

When I first read about organic food 12 years ago I was really excited.  As a lifelong lover of all things natural and healthy, I eagerly ran out to the stores in search of this super clean food.  At the time there was much, much less available than there is now but nonetheless I quickly…

Vegan for Eight Years

I became vegan eight years ago in May of 2009.  I did it because I thought it would help me heal from some health issues I had been struggling with.  Although it has definitely lent a hand in various improvements made over time, I have continued to battle with my health nonetheless. But that is…

Extreme Empathy

Sometimes I really question how I am ever supposed to “make it” through a “normal” length of life here on this planet when after 34 years I am still traumatized and sobbing over the fact that I just saw a spider in my kitchen with a very small bug dangling from its tentacles.  Ten minutes…

Tulips!!!!!!

It’s that time of year again!  As some of you already know, my most favorite flower is the tulip!  And every year, I make a post dedicated to this particular blossom because it is just so beautiful and I want to share it! Seriously though, when is the last time you went and played with…

Happy Earth Day – Let’s Spread LOVE

I very much appreciate a day being set aside to celebrate and help heal the earth.  I know this earth day post is a couple of days late, but honestly, that works out perfectly for me.  You see, to me every, single day is earth day.  I am sure you have heard people (including me)…

I Couldn’t Love You More

Standing here in front of me, broken as you think you are. A bird who doesn’t know they can fly. I haven’t healed all of my imperfections yet, you say.  I still need to grow. What you don’t realize is that I already see you.  I know who you are. Your eyes shine so brightly….

Happy Valentine’s Day ~ LOVE is for EVERYONE!

Dear everyone, We ALL have love on Valentine’s Day! Now before you get angry and throw your chocolates at the computer screen (and I understand, I have been there!), please allow me to explain! LOVE is our very essence.  It flows swiftly and strongly throughout us at ALL times.  It IS us and we are…

YOU are a Gift!

Did you know that underneath your pretty paper, there is a gift? It is true.  We all have a gift.  We all ARE a gift! Where is yours?  Are you sharing it with the world?  We want to see it!!!  We need it!!! Sure your ribbons and bows are nice to look at, but the…