the seasons

the darkest night.

22 Dec 2012 the seasons, wilderness

The first peace, which is the most important, is that which comes within the souls of people when they realize their relationship, their oneness with the universe and all its powers, and when they realize that at the center of the universe dwells the Great Spirit, and that this center is really everywhere, it is within each of us. – Black Elk there is this thing that swedes do when the sun pops out from behind a cloud or whenRead More

the girl with the crown of candles.

no. it wasn’t light outside at 7am. far from it actually. it was pitch dark and -6 degrees (F). there was still 2 hours of darkness left. but on this cold, wintry morning, we set the alarm & snuck out from under the covers, lit our two advent candles, brewed a pot of coffee, and turned on the tv… because today is st. lucia day in sweden. celebrating st. lucia in sweden has been going on since 1764, but theRead More

in the bleak midwinter.

4 Dec 2012 the seasons, wilderness

the snow has been falling all day & night. the air is extremely cold. and here i am, clicking away on my computer, sipping wine, & munching on cheese doodles (cause that’s how i roll), ready to reflect on today’s photo theme: day 4: tree i know that we all have tons of beautiful trees around us this time of year. all lit up with lights & decorations. trees in our homes. trees outside lining our city streets or standingRead More


26 Oct 2012 norrköping, the seasons

wishing you a fantastic weekend! enjoy every moment. peace and love.

when the leaves fall & the light fades.

28 Sep 2012 the seasons

what do you do when it seems like those dreary fall days begin to settle in? when things feel monotonous. and gray. like every day is repeat of yesterday. and the days get darker as the sun fades from our days. when the carefree spirit of summer is completely gone and the routine of work, school, and life set in. what do you do? while i love the fall, and it’s canvas of colors on the trees and the ground,Read More



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