Browsing Tag

light

  • be the months

    reclaiming december // the mystery of the dark

    when it’s dark, there are no details. no exacts or specifics. everything is formless. and in that formlessness lies the possibility of creation. what may be formed… well, that, my friends is a mystery. it’s the…

    13 Dec 2015
  • winter solstice

    the magic of the winter solstice.

    happy winter, northern hemisphere family! “There are two ways of spreading light; to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”  ~ Edith Wharton i woke up really early this morning. like about…

    21 Dec 2013
  • be

    wednesday wisdom. 7 ways to be grateful.

    i came across an article in the huffington post about 7 things that thankful people do, of the 7 habits of grateful people. i thought it was really interesting and it really rang true…

    27 Nov 2013
  • lbgtqai+

    celebrating the birthday girl!

    “The year you were born marks only your entry into the world. Other years .. they are the ones worth celebrating.
” ― Jarod Kintz today is my love’s birthday!! there are, of course, not enough…

    20 May 2013
  • in the wild

    me and you and the moon.

    “the moon is a loyal companion. it never leaves. it’s always there, watching, steadfast, knowing us in our light and dark moments, changing forever just as we do. every day it’s a different version…

    23 Apr 2013
  • in the wild

    celebrating renewal!

    “the secret to living the life of your dreams is to start living the life of your dreams today, in every little way you possible can.” ~ mike dooley “i have always been delighted…

    31 Mar 2013
  • be

    emptiness.

    this morning my love & i sipped coffee and talked about emptiness. about feeling empty inside. lost. unrest. we talked about what makes a person good. we talked about learning to love ourselves and…

    30 Mar 2013
  • be

    skulls and flowers for friday.

    oh, my dear readers, this just might be the week from hell. on top of the whole “holy week” focus on death thing, so many other things have been happening as well. my love’s…

    29 Mar 2013
  • be norrköping

    i choose to inhabit my days.

    ok. truth time. it’s monday. it’s cold. but the sun is shining. and i am weary. not tired or sleepy. but weary. mentally. march has barely started, and i’m feeling uneasy & anxious. i…

    4 Mar 2013
  • be

    long time sun: the yoga in me.

    i planned on writing this morning, but instead i followed my love to an appointment she had. nothing like plans changing, huh? except it was a good thing. a really good thing. you see,…

    4 Feb 2013
  • winter solstice

    the darkest night.

    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…

    22 Dec 2012
  • be in the wild

    even gray is beautiful.

    “Even as a child, she had preferred night to day, had enjoyed sitting out in the yard after sunset, under the star-speckled sky listening to frogs and crickets. Darkness soothed. It softened the sharp…

    18 Nov 2012
  • culture

    broken lives & blogging.

    i have a good life. no. a great life. sometimes i wonder, though, how everything appears from the perspective of my blog… let me reassure you, my life is great and amazing, but it…

    10 Sep 2012
  • be meditation

    the holy man.

    The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to…

    10 Aug 2012
  • life

    my favorite bit of the weekend.

    well, the sun is setting on this weekend & i’m ready to wind down & head to bed soon. but first, i’ve got a few things on my mind… all day i’ve been thinking…

    10 Jun 2012
  • be

    day 31: something beautiful.

    my something beautiful from today: our friends’/lina’s “brother’s” newborn baby girl’s hand. we’re aunts again. yippee! good evening, good people. well, it’s the last night of may 2012, and the birth of a beautiful…

    31 May 2012
  • culture lbgtqai+

    the storm before the calm.

    a little message from the universe which found it’s way into my inbox. exactly when i needed it. Very often, Liz, when tides start turning, great gears start shifting, and gusting winds start blowing…

    9 May 2012
  • in the wild

    welcome back, spring.

    pic from vivian (ny through the lens). today is the spring equinox… when the earth’s tilt is fairly straight up & down, and the day & night are equal. ok. truth time. perhaps today…

    20 Mar 2012
  • in the wild

    everything’s pink & blue.

    i set my alarm for 6:30 when i woke up at 4:30. i was feeling ambitious. then, i rolled back over to sleep the last 2 hours before my monday would begin. i slept…

    27 Feb 2012
  • be the seasons

    surrounded by darkness.

    it’s here. the longest night of the year. today is the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere of the world. the shortest day of the year, which means that there is more darkness today…

    21 Dec 2011
  • life

    st. lucia day.

    it’s st. lucia’s day in sweden! and just in time. you see, this week… from today till the 21st (next week) it’s the darkest week of the year. the days are the shortest. the…

    13 Dec 2011
  • be

    breathlessly waiting.

    i’m still in the middle of my little personal retreat. i’m not quite ready to share what i’ve read from joseph campbell (the guy i referred to in yesterday’s post). i’m still soaking it…

    29 Nov 2011
  • be

    the week begins.

    it was another glorious day in sweden! this morning the windows were open, the birds were singing, i was sipping coffee and reading with a cutie cat beside me. i must say that it…

    18 Apr 2011