a writer and suicide loss survivor. I write words of hope and heart to help you through hard times. From poetry to practices, it’s all love. Take what you need. Even if life’s pretty good these days, there’s something here for you.
Poetry prints, meditations, books. I believe in making things with heart, things that last a lifetime and impact your life for the better. Thoughtful, helpful, a joy to give and receive. The way it should be.
When my brother died by suicide eight years ago, I didn't know what to expect out of life after. Do you go through the stages of grief, one at a time? How long till you can laugh again? Does the pain ever go away? I found some answers, but not all of them. I learned that grief lasts a lifetime, but love lasts forever.
We say “don’t suffer in silence” like it’s an easy thing to do. Like it doesn’t take a world of strength to bring our pain forward for someone else to see. But if we could be kind to each other, we'd open up a window for someone. Read this poem to open your heart and share it with someone who needs your kindness today.
October is my favorite month. The colors, the cooler air but still sun on your skin, the transformation that happens right in front of your eyes. Year after year, it's still a thing of magic. So I wrote you some October affirmations to help you embrace the beauty of the season, the joy of being here, right now.
I hope you look for one thing and, by chance, find something else beautiful and true. I hope that wherever you look, you see a piece of yourself in everything, and recognize in yourself an entire universe... In the end, I hope you find what you're looking for, especially when it's not what you set out to find.
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