embrace the humanity

catonarug

start learning lesson from the things that shatter you. reclaim your resilience.~ alex elle friends, this evening, I tried to capture the evening light. it is so subtle in some ways. life is so subtle and then it isn’t. processing so much these days but still clinging to gratitude. so thankful for every bit. it’s a gift and a learning experience but slowly I am learning that it’s okay to not have it all together. nobody does either. we are all recovering (from something). all holding together patches of sorrow and light in bones. grasping for antidotes when the miracle is enough. I life my eyes. in gratitude. goodness, these last few years have been challenging but maybe it was […]

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seven things on a friday

cat in window

can you believe that I actually am working on the longest essay ever and I thought I would have it done by yesterday? that did not happen because I got sidetracked, as usual. what did happen was a lot of parenting stuff, mess making and playing outside. finally, the mister coming home after four days in Cleveland. yeah and now I have all the time in the world to lollygag and no steam to do. I am kidding. I do not have all the time in the world to lollygag but I do have this time to write and bit and it feels good. I should say but your probably already know solo parenting is hard work. I know people do […]

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seven things on a friday

flower in the sun

on Instagram umberdove has a thing called five things friday. I thought it quite interesting and thought I would try out my version of events. 1) I have been more fearful than I would like to admit but admitting my fears has been freeing. as they say—the truth shall set you free! it’s really not that simplistic or maybe it is. what it boils down to is that untruth and/or hiding tend to take us away from a shared life because we are hiding. when we embrace ourselves, even those part that we feel need to change…it is actually easier to change them and embrace our common life or that seems to be case for me these days. 2)I love […]

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