all saint’s day

How Sweden celebrates All Saint’s Day: Go ahead + embrace the dark

6 Nov 2017 spirit + soul

Know what I did yesterday? I stayed in bed almost all day long. I woke early (as usual). Scrolled through my phone for a tiny bit – that’s right – I can’t seem to break that habit. And then got up and made coffee with freshly ground beans, lit candles, + turned on twinkle lights.Then I snuggled into the leather cabin chair in the kitchen, sipped my coffee, and read.  It was pretty damn magical. After I had finished myRead More

November’s full moon whispers to our soul: Live slowly + keep listening

3 Nov 2017 la luna

There is still magic in the air. We’re just a few days past Halloween/Samhain and the energy still feels mysterious and mystical to me.The ever-darkening days of October have plunged me deep into my soul. I slowed way down, soaking in the season like never before; and I feel like now I am to just sit here. And even as I turn the calendar page to November, I feel that that this full moon, at the beginning of the month,Read More

week forty four // two ways to celebrate life + death

it’s no secret that i love holidays. and one of the perks of being in an bi-national marriage is that you have the opportunity to celebrate double the holidays. of course, many holidays overlap. even if they overlap, though, there are unique traditions to each culture. and, there are plenty of holidays that are celebrated in only one country or the other. my love + i choose to celebrate every single american and swedish holiday; and, therefore, we are celebratingRead More

darkness has come

2 Nov 2014 spirit + soul

darkness has arrived. halloween has been celebrated with all of its ghostly and ghoulishly fun. all saint’s day, the day we remember + celebrate the dead, has passed as well. and for us in the states, we have changed to winter time (no more daylight savings time), so the sun set today so very early. darkness has literally arrived. and it feels heavy, yet cozy. you know, this all hallows time (halloween and hallows/saints day) was actually a festival timeRead More

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slow living. photography. craft beer. spirituality. moon + stars. bare feet. road trips. mexican food. blankets. the ocean. journals. coffee. airplanes. forests. meditation. eating out. cacti. playlists. family time. zola the cat. lina, my love.

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