Cool down

Cool down

Cool down Catching the rage as it storms through us. Biting our tongue. Retreating from spewing our confused, triggered, unreconciled thoughts and feelings onto another.  Step back. Step farther back. Exhale. Breathe in deeply. Take a few days. A week. A month. Speak...
Beauty of Beginnings – February 4th

Beauty of Beginnings – February 4th

Below the thrashing beat of stress is a place that is still. Last night, in  the dark hours, awake and perturbed, I sunk below the frenzy of a million thoughts and a myriad of emotions, and found that still place. It was an oasis. The day had been a tangle of...
Beauty of Beginnings – February 1st

Beauty of Beginnings – February 1st

As I gaze at a very stormy wild sea on this February morning I am again reminded by nature that her violence is as beautiful as her calm. The ocean is responding to the effects of the full moon overnight, and a confluence of events in our atmosphere that we humans...