See the Beauty: Entanglement

See the Beauty: Entanglement

“Invisible threads are the strongest ties.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche Entanglement. In simplest terms, it’s the word physicists use to describe the deep energetic connection that exists between two particles — even after being physically separated. Or as Einstein called it, the “spooky action at a distance.” By being once united, the particles […]

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See the Beauty: Life

See the Beauty: Life

each day, mule deer crowd around your grave to receive the life still in you. ― Joe Dudeck A haiku on our fallen tree — now chopped into pieces outside my window — and how it fulfills a new calling to sustain life after its death. (In fact, two deer . . […]

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See the Beauty: Negative Space

See the Beauty: Negative Space

“Eyes blinded by the fog of things cannot see truth. Ears deafened by the din of things cannot hear truth. Brains bewildered by the whirl of things cannot think truth. Hearts deadened by the weight of things cannot feel truth. Throats choked by the dust of things cannot speak truth.” […]

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See the Beauty: Winter

See the Beauty: Winter

“Winter is not the death of the life cycle, but its crucible.” ― Katherine May It’s February. The middle ground between the beginning and the ending of winter. It’s at this time when I become restless to move in one direction or another. Let the cold of winter stay and […]

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See the Beauty: Curiosity

See the Beauty: Curiosity

“Curiosity is our friend that teaches us how to become ourselves. And it’s a very gentle friend and a very forgiving friend, and a very constant one.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert     In our house, we often remind each other to be curious not judgmental — a line attributed to Walt […]

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See the Beauty: Stuck

See the Beauty: Stuck

“The only way we can change the way we feel is by becoming aware of our inner experience and learning to befriend what is going inside ourselves.” ― Bessel A. van der Kolk In 2004, I was working out at a gym and tore the trapezius, rhomboid, and latissimus dorsi […]

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See the Beauty: Trees

See the Beauty: Trees

“Plants are attuned to one another’s strengths and weaknesses, elegantly giving and taking to attain exquisite balance. There is grace in complexity, in actions cohering, in sum totals.” ― Suzanne Simard Since I was a child, I’ve always been fascinated by trees. I loved crawling through the limbs of a […]

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See the Beauty Series - 2022

Introducing the See the Beauty Series

My camera broke last May and ended up being the perfect metaphor for how 2021 went for me. It was a year of pausing, remaining still, and sitting in silence. It was a year of self-reflecting and doing the difficult inner work. But also a year of being kind and […]

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