Happy Monday, friends! ✨ I am wishing I was back to yesterday hiking the coast with my hubby! Often times on Mondays, I set at least one goal for my week. It can be big or small, but I love the feeling of accomplishing a goal that I have set, don't you?! 🙋🏼 This week my goal is to reach out to someone and create community with them. Going out of my way to get to know another person takes time and energy, things we often run past with our heads down, staring at our phones. Let's change that! What is one goal that you want to reach this week? Share with me, I would love to know! I hope your Monday has been productive! ❤️
Every petal, every fold is a result of the mother plant capturing light and creating beauty from it, and Mother Earth nurturing that life. She does the same for me, and wishes to do the same for you if you will only pause and connect to her.
There is light in the darkness. If you cannot find it, you must create it. . Those two lines are the most succinct summation I can manage of the phase of life I have emerged from (sometimes am drawn back into). I ran from the darkness for a long time, wished it away, prayed it away, closed my eyes tight shut, which brought more darkness. When I reached a moment where I could find no spark of life left in me, I gave into the darkness. I had to be still, alone, quiet. It hurt. Yet I lived beyond that hurt through anger and grief and numbness and when nothing remained but the darkness I had a choice, and I decided to choose life. So I gathered everything I knew within me and could even begin to hope for beyond and I created light. . My life is now filled with light, I see in the sky, I see it within myself, I see it bursting out of others even when they can’t see it themselves. Yes, there is darkness still from time to time, but I do not fear it anymore, I sit with it and listen to it and speak to it and when I have learned what it has come to teach me I create more light. . May you journey into the darkness and create your light. I see it.
Withering on the Vine. Flower photography in winter is often considered an oxymoron. The plants are dormant while winter kills of disease and pests. Winter is for healing and nourishing. I heal and nourish with a camera in my hand and a withering flower in my view. #createlight#macro#flower