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the longest night of the year: sinking into the winter solstice

  i woke this morning before 6. just before my alarm went off. as i pried open my eyes + snuggled down under the covers to stay warm, i slowly  prepared myself for one of my favorite mornings all year long. the dark, mysterious, silent morning of the winter solstice.…

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summer lovin’

finally things have sloooowed down. it feels like i can breathe. and i am most definitely feelin’ the summer vibes. in fact, i am typing these words on a thursday afternoon at home. i’ve been off from work today, tomorrow is a national holiday (midsummer), and i don’t work on mondays.…

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surrender to june’s solstice + her beautiful full moon

Mother nature + the heavens have really outdone themselves today! Not only is it the summer solstice (eeek!!!) (or winter solstice for you southern hemisphere friends), but we also have a bright, big full moon just ready to light up the night sky! Like, for real. Both of them on…

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reclaiming december // winter solstice: one last night in the dark

this morning (monday morning), i did my last meditation in the dark. starting tomorrow, i will begin to light candles as i usually do when i meditate. the ritual of lighting a candle before i begin my meditation has been something that has been with me for a long time.…

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week fifty // the week that was all about one moment of light

hey y’all. i’m gonna do things a little different this week. i had a good week last week, and was pretty busy with some important things (like signing my contract to begin work in janauary!, working at the photo boutique, and writing some), but i think i’d like to focus today’s…

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