when being alone reveals how much you’ve changed

i’ve been home alone tonight. it’s not something that happens often, but i get the feeling that it will happen more + more. as part of her eating disorder treatment, my love is exploring and growing and becoming in ways that she never has before…  and it is so amazing to see. she’s starting to grab onto life in a whole new way. so, she left right after i got home and we had dinner, and is out + about tonight.Read More

april’s big, beautiful butterfly full moon

21 Apr 2016 la luna

first things first. there is no such thing as a butterfly full moon. at least, i don’t know of any such thing. i just made it up. hehe. but, if you hang with me through this post, it;ll become clear  (i hope) as to why i have “invented” the term.  there is something about rituals that are magical. it doesn’t have to be something magical that happens that is seen or experienced in the midst of the ritual, rather theRead More

how an oak tree grows: a zen parable about awakening

4 Nov 2015 spirit + soul

hello, dear friends. it’s wednesday evening, and it’s already been pitch black dark for about 4 and a half hours. i’m snuggled under the blanket, curled up in the corner of the sofa. my love is putting a puzzle together on the floor, and we’re both trying to keep up with the current episode of “homeland” on our netflix screen. cozy, huh? we think so. hehe. anyway, i haven’t been blogging much this week. i’ve got lots on my mind.Read More

empowered: looking back + moving onward

3 Jul 2015 spirit + soul

well, my friends, 2015 is halfway over now. i say it all the time… time sure does fly, doesn’t it? a lot has changed since i began 2015 in asheville, north carolina. of course, the biggest change has been my move back to sweden. my wife got a job, so we up + left life behind in our beloved mountains of north carolina, and traded it for the love of an international, academic, historical culture in the city of uppsala,Read More

meditation mondays: it feels like everything can begin now

6 Apr 2015 spirit + soul

I had this feeling of letting go. On Saturday, I sat on the floor, meditating, and I felt that it was time to let go of Asheville. Not that Asheville is not still the place where my heart feels full, because it is. But, to let go of the ways that I am trying to hold onto my life there. It is time to let go of all of the moments that I spend here, in Sweden, imagining what isRead More



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