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today’s thoughts.

  • be in the wild

    a road trip down memory lane

    aren’t there days that you are feeling nostalgic and just want to wander down memory lane? i have those days every now and then, and they are a perfect excuse to take a little…

    3 Feb 2014
  • atlanta life year summaries

    2 0 1 4.

    It’s January 1st! A brand new year! I rang in the new year in style and filled with lots of fun celebrations – so. much. freaking. fun. This year was definitely not a quiet…

    1 Jan 2014
  • culture lbgtqai+

    and the celebrations continue…

    Four years ago, on a beautiful, snowy Swedish day, I married my amazing Lina. It has been an incredible 4th year together… full of dreams coming true and strength beyond comprehension, and you know…

    26 Dec 2013
  • gatherings

    let the holiday season begin!

    it’s official. the turkey has been eaten. the food coma has been cured. and the official holiday season has begun. the happy girl christmas dance has commenced! as i type this, christmas music is…

    29 Nov 2013
  • the sacred everyday

    sensory overload.

    i did a few posts in the past where i reflected on my week/weekend through my six senses… what did i see, touch, feel, hear, taste, smell over the past few days? i really think…

    11 Nov 2013
  • be meditation

    living like a lily.

    oh lord, here we go again. what is wrong with me? why can’t i just trust the process? here i am, finding myself without my 40 day blog project, and feeling panicky. again. a…

    5 Nov 2013
  • create + inspire

    missing you & moving on.

    you know what? i miss blogging here on a regular basis. i miss it a lot. i miss y’all a lot. i suppose that my lack of blogging has been mostly because of my…

    2 Nov 2013
  • be culture

    making dreams come true over a cup of coffee.

    i’d like to introduce you to the new series in asheville’s Mountain Xpress newspaper… “the fika files” that’s right! today is the day that my first story was published in the independent newspaper, the Mountain…

    23 Oct 2013
  • be

    a balancing act in two parts.

    I call them photo journeys for a reason. It’s more than just taking a photo of a random word for a random day. If you’ve followed me for a while, you know that here…

    1 Oct 2013
  • culture

    orange is the new black.

    have you heard of that netflix series yet? that’s the name of it: orange is the new black. and  it is abso-freakin-lutely awesome. my love and i got seriously stuck and watched the first…

    30 Sep 2013
  • be

    contemplation and adventure. that’s how i roll.

    computer in my lap. blanket covering my legs, with my toes peeking out (’cause my feet always get hot). a single candle burning on the kitchen island emitting a cinnamon-y autumn smell and a…

    25 Sep 2013
  • be

    nesting day.

    i’ve got nothing special planned today – which is always a good thing in my world. it’s really gray outside. drizzly and chilly. and the hard rain, with possible thunderstorms, is on it’s way.…

    21 Sep 2013
  • be

    a little reminder from an old friend.

    i opened up my facebook feed a few minutes ago, and saw an amazing status update by a person that i admire greatly. jason was my theology professor and mentor when i was in…

    11 Sep 2013
  • asheville be

    the day the universe gave freely.

    well i had no idea that my blog post from yesterday would be a self-fulfilling prophecy. but, whoa, was it ever! what an incredible day – filled with overwhelming moments of clarity and inspiration.…

    4 Sep 2013
  • life

    hmm… what should i do today?

    “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” ― Howard Thurman live life and come…

    3 Sep 2013
  • asheville life

    i got the monday confusion blues.

    hi y’all. i want to blog. desperately. but, i don’t know what to blog about. yes, my life is all new again living here in asheville. yes, it’s extremely exciting and all that. yes,…

    19 Aug 2013
  • be

    who i am & what i do.

    “how can i accept a limited definable self, when i feel, in me, all possibilities?” -anaïs nin who i am is not what i do. it is so much deeper than that. it is…

    12 Aug 2013
  • asheville be

    namaste, my friends.

    today i am open to the presence of miracles. today’s message from the universe (which arrived in my email this morning): It’s perfectly normal, Liz, that when waiting for a really big dream to…

    9 Aug 2013
  • be the moon

    oh, to be like the moon.

    “The moon does not fight. It attacks no one. It does not worry. It does not try to crush others. It keeps to its course, but by its very nature, it gently influences. What…

    5 Aug 2013
  • be north carolina travel

    on the move again.

    “We carried bottled water and day packs and cameras, except for Fred, who said he didn’t believe in taking photographs; he planned to store his memories in his head, an idea I found incomprehensibly…

    4 Aug 2013
  • atlantic beach in the wild

    from the mountains to the sea.

    hey folks! today i’m writing from my parents’ beach house. specifically their deck which overlooks sea water. yay!! that’s right, after two very long years without the north carolina coast, we are finally back.…

    30 Jul 2013
  • be travel

    there’ll be no goodbyes from me.

    i don’t know how to say goodbye to sweden. but, it’s what i’ve been attempting to do for a few days now, and i will do even more so today. it’s the last of…

    17 Jul 2013
  • create + inspire

    i’m working on the re-launch!

    the blog-over has begun! that’s right. for the next little bit, belovelive will be under construction. and i’m so excited. gonna be a new look & a new feel, but the same old belovelive…

    14 Jul 2013
  • the sacred everyday

    things are really rolling now.

    first of all, let’s take care of business. i put all of your names in a little bag (those of you who commented), and my love drew out the winning name… congratulations, nicole! our…

    1 Jul 2013
  • culture

    only one day left to vote, people.

    have you voted yet?! have you entered yourself in belovelive’s first ever contest?! if you haven’t, you still have one day left to do it!  just click here to go to the blog post…

    29 Jun 2013
  • in the wild life norrköping

    living in limbo.

       what a weird time in my life right now. it’s friday already, and i don’t know what i’ve done this week. i can hardly remember what has happened each day. at the same time,…

    28 Jun 2013
  • culture lbgtqai+

    it’s a double rainbow day!

    “Bottom line here: the federal ban on recognizing same-sex marriages is dead. California’s ban on recognizing same-sex marriages is dead. There are 12 states in the country where this is now legal, and the…

    26 Jun 2013
  • create + inspire

    belovelive’s 1st contest begins now!

    i need your opinion. or advice. or both. i’m looking for comments and suggestions, so you better put on your thinking caps… ready? ok. since i am moving to the states, specifically to asheville,…

    24 Jun 2013
  • be

    when what you have & where you are is enough.

    “Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” ― Lao Tzu i’m not necessarily talking about material things. i’m…

    20 Jun 2013
  • life

    why i am living in a flea market.

    happening today in our apartment: it’s gonna be a crazy, epic weekend. but, it feels so amazing to be rid of so much stuff (think simplicity!) & to know that it’s going to friends…

    14 Jun 2013
  • in the wild

    time for a little sun worshipping.

    good evening, friends. this is becoming a nice little ritual for me. late at night, sometimes with a glass of wine, but always under the covers, i sit here with my mac on my…

    12 Jun 2013