Personal Journal October 26, 2021

So many gems of truth I have gathered along this journey. The lessons were mine to own, and also mine to move through and eventually release. And what we release creates space for us to go deeper within, to further excavate the truth within our bones, within our soul....

Personal Journal October 24, 2021

Nurturing and nourishing and deeply caring for others was a way of being for me, even as a little girl. What I didn't have is what I would create and give to others. But in all the giving away of the love and attention I wanted, it was a double depletion. It would be...

Feminine Essay October 22, 2021

Being. A path that leads me inward, deep into the soul, heart, and essence of who I am. A slowing down of my movement, my breathing, my speaking to rest in the liminal spaces. It is an intentional practice of bringing my deepest truths into the light and honoring what...

Personal Journal October 22, 2021

Physically developing into a woman at a younger age than my peers was like shining a spotlight on parts of myself that I would have rather remained hidden. Without a woman to guide me through the changes happening in my body, I once again sought out a surrogate...

Personal Journal October 20, 2021

As I'm sharing my story, it's interesting to me how many tiny details emerge from the corners of my being. It feels like opening myself up created an opportunity for all the forgotten parts of myself to show up and say "Hey. Do you remember...?" And my response...

Personal Journal: October 19, 2021

As a girl just trying to tread the waters of unstable, sporadic, and infrequent motherly love, learning about myself as a feminine soul in a feminine body became a self-studied, learn-as-you-go crash course. I remember though, my Mom doing my hair once with hot...

Feminine Essay: October 18, 2021

"She has emerged from a dark place in her life and is ready to embrace a new way of being." It seems in all my studies on the feminine soul's journey, there is always a death and a rebirth. A death to a former self as our soul calls us to something deeper. But she...

Personal Journal: October 17, 2021

After my mom chose a different path for her life, I was able to still connect with a feminine presence in my life through my grandmothers, although for just a brief period of time. Both very different women from different socioeconomic upbringings, I would come to...

Personal Journal: October 16, 2021

As my journey continued, I began to write it down. As much as I love to write, this was hard for me. It was as though opening myself up to write my story revisited all the memories and events I had spent a lifetime burying. I understand now this was essential for a...