My First Shamanic Sand Painting

I’m on a Shamanic Journey, and one of my assignments was to create a sand painting. I walked out into my backyard and was just really trying to find a spot of sunlight to warm up, but when I looked down I saw small broken egg shell. I picked it up. I had not intended...... Read More

Counting Down… (again)

While I knew the darkness was coming (again), I was less prepared for it this year. I remembered this countdown post I did last year and figured I would dust it off and update it for this 2020-2021 winter season. So…. dates have updated, and a new countdown has begun!... Read More


It took me a long time to accept that I don’t need outside validation for the feelings I have. My perception of events cause me to a feel a certain way. What was it that ever made me think that those feelings were NOT valid? Probably a long series of gaslighting by others throughout my...... Read More

Counting Down…

Hibernation has started with the onset of freezing temps and more darkness than I can stand. So I’ve started counting down to longer days and warmer months!... Read More

The Difficult Teacher

“This teacher didn’t just congratulate and bow to the conventionally kind and wonderful people; he bowed to and congratulated everyone — even the most difficult. If we know how to benefit from their presence, difficult people might be the kindest spiritual friends of all.” And not just difficult people... but difficult circumstances, relationships, injuries even... situations that challenge us at our core. Make us look... Read More

Proudest Mom Moment

Football banquet today for my baby. I could no be prouder of her, her team, and all of her coaches. PS: Her hair, nails, and makeup for this special occasion by @joy_spasalon Photography by @joysofphotography... Read More

I Finally Recognize Myself

Have I mentioned how much I LOVE my hair? I look in the mirror and feel like I finally recognize myself. I don’t know why I waited so long ... I know ... because society thinks it’s trashy. Or a white girl can’t wear them. Or i would have to cut all my hair off if I didn’t like them. But when you fall in... Read More