violence

If I stay silent, then I’m an oppressor too

8 Jul 2016 culture + art

I’ve watched both of the videos. The ones where police, in two different states, shoot two black men within 24 hours. Two black men, who for all intents and purposes, we’re not posing a risk or a threat in either situation. It’s fucking sick. And, I have to say, that after I watched Miss Reynolds live stream video of her fianceé, Philando, dying of gunshot wounds in their car and the video of Alton Sterling being shot, I felt aRead More

the week that i sought beauty in the pain // 23

My heart is still heavy, and I am almost tempted to think that things will never change. The violence in Orlando is almost too much to bear and I find myself feeling helpless and small. I woke early this morning, before my alarm, and a wave of sadness and fear washed over me. I don’t know why, but my reaction to this latest mass shooting, which combines both terrorism + hate against the LGBTQ community, has left me feeling vulnerableRead More

how håkan hellström inspires us to keep going

12 Jun 2016 culture + art, sweden

i’ve been excited about sharing this post with you for a week. a post about a truly inspiring + magical concert that lina and i attended last weekend. however, right now, as i watch live news from the united states, my heart is heavy and my excitement has been replaced by sadness, frustration, and anger. last night, in orlando, florida, 50 people were killed and 53 were injured in a gay nightclub by a gunman who has now caused the worst massRead More

the week that was filled with all the little things // 11

22 Mar 2016 the sacred everyday

Still no internet folks. And still no data on my phone. So, my life has been looking and feeling very different lately. But, I’ve been learning so much, and reflecting even more.  I’m at work, using the Internet here, silk blogging on my phone. But, I thought I’d squeeze out my weekly update (2 days late!) in about five minutes. So, here come tons of photos and not so many words. I’ll let the images speak for themselves…         Read More

one week later: living for flowers + candles

20 Nov 2015 culture + art, life

the other day, i found an amazing video on Facebook. a parisian reporter was asking a young boy how he was feeling after all of the bad things that happened in paris last week. the dad jumped into the interview and had the most amazing things to say, and an incredible, powerful conversation between the dad + the boy ensued. happy weekend, loves! in the midst of all of the fear, stress, confusion that we have in our own lives +Read More

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