Mary Oliver: A Celebration of Life

One of my favourite poets, Mary Oliver, passed away yesterday at age 83 from lymphoma. Her poems have a way of speaking to the deepest truths inside of you, in a way that makes you dream, burst with joy, and sometimes makes you reflect with sadness. She didn't have an easy life - she grew [...]

Vulnerability

What does it mean to allow yourself to feel vulnerable? To be vulnerable is an act of courage in itself, because it is an extremely uncomfortable to let your true emotions show, to wear your heart on your sleeve, to ask for help when you need it. However, the upside is that you live deeply [...]

I Am

I am beautiful I am worthy I am raw and wild and untamed I am intelligent and rational, spiritual and intuitive I am dignified, yet when it comes to love willing to throw it all out the window. I am love incarnate. I am submissive, yet defiant; sensitive, yet callous - I long to experience [...]

How Long Can We Hold Women Back?

I'm barely alive right now. I've been processing my pain and there is a lot coming to the surface that has been suppressed for a long time. It's funny how things happen in your life and it's not until months (sometimes years) after that you process them and assimilate them into your experience. Sometimes I feel [...]