Only One Question

A note from Erin, October 6 2023 The longer I live, the more deeply I learn that love — whether we call it friendship or family or romance — is the work of mirroring and magnifying each other’s light. Gentle work. Steadfast work. Life-saving work in those moments when life and shame and sorrow occlude…

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Naturalness and Paradox

Before you read on, I invite you to soften your eyes and the muscles around your jaw, to feel the ground underneath you, and to notice if there could be a little more space in your torso to receive that next inhale. I want to share a poem from Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer that Erin reminded…

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I Fell Under The Spell

Anything you do from the soulful self will help lighten the burdens of the world. Anything. You have no idea what the smallest word, the tiniest generosity can cause to be set in motion. Be outrageous in forgiving. Be dramatic in reconciling. Mistakes? Back up and make them as right as you can, then move…

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“Grief and love are sisters, woven together from the beginning. Their kinship reminds us that there is no love that does not include loss, and no loss that is not a reminder of the love we carry for what we once held close.” -Francis Weller A note from Carl, August 8 2023 Like the land,…

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Linden Blossom Blessings + Elderflower Greetings

“We are all one gesture from being the cruelty we have suffered or one kindness from helping each other heal in the open.” ~ Mark Nepo A note from Erin, July 5 2023: This morning, I’m sending linden blossom and elderflower scented greetings your way. I’ve been savoring the early morning hours in the garden,…

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