I believe in simplicity. I believe in feelings and family, friendship and fidelity, forgiveness and fortitude. I believe in miracles, meditation, motherhood and make believe and that music is the only real magic this world has ever seen. I believe in concocting and consuming colorful cocktails and fussing over and feasting on fabulous food. I believe in living out loud. I believe in laughing until your face hurts and loving until your heart breaks. I believe in behaving boldly and when warranted, badly, taking bubble baths and being barefoot. I believe in poetry, puppies and playing in the park. I believe in seeking without ceasing that which sings to my soul and strengthens my spirit. I believe in dancing in the rain and digging in the dirt. I believe in honest expression and the golden rule. I believe in Nature and naps and that naïveté is sometimes necessary. I believe in goodness and gratitude, grit and grace. I believe in unity and the power of the universe. I believe in being authentically awesome. I believe in being better today than yesterday but not as good as tomorrow. I believe in challenges and change and growing pains. I believe in the inherent worth of every creature, being and life force on this planet. I believe in honoring the individual journeys and paths of people whether I understand them or not. I believe in letting people live their truth and trusting that it’s right for them. I believe in lifting up and letting go. I believe that death is just as sacred an experience as birth and that it is never, ever an end.

Mostly, I just believe that I’m never going to stop learning what it is I believe.

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Jeff Buckley


Jeff Buckley - “Hallelujah”

Well maybe there’s a God above
But all I’ve ever learned from love
Was how to shoot somebody who out drew ya
And it’s not a cry that you hear at night
It’s not somebody who’s seen in the light
It’s a cold and it’s a broken Hallelujah

You think you’re completely over a painful situation and the person who brought it into your life…

and then you see them in goddamn traffic and realize you’re as fucked up over it as the day you put all the puzzle pieces together to see the big picture that was hidden from you in the first place.

The day the wolves showed up at the door peddling their bag of sheepish lies.

The day they scared you into saying goodbye.

The day you thought you’d surely die.

Because he died.


Always a one man wrecking crew that one.


“Your body is away from me. But there is a window open from my heart to yours. From this window, like the moon I keep sending news secretly.”


“I believe in the compelling power of love. I do not understand it. I believe it to be the most fragrant blossom of all this thorny existence.”

—Theodore Dreiser

Frightening and relevant.


Frightening and relevant.

Country roads, take me home, to the place I belong… (Taken with Instagram at Home…Where my heart is.)

Country roads, take me home, to the place I belong… (Taken with Instagram at Home…Where my heart is.)


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