author ● sojourner ● mother artist

author ● sojourner ● mother artist

Category: Beauty & Art

A Peek into Something Coming

A Peek into Something Coming

Thoughts and plans, words and ideas are all stirring within me, simmering a bit on the back burner. I hope to share them soon, but there are patches in need of seasoning and the meat is not quite tender. But soon these ruminations of beauty […]

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How the Sea Speaks of Wholeness

How the Sea Speaks of Wholeness

Last week my children and I joined my parents for an impromptu trip to the beach. It was a much needed break from the crazy everyday. We had lazy morning breakfasts and long days in the sun. It was laugh-out-loud joy to see my children embrace […]

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I’m done with the world.

I’m done with the world.

Today I’m ready to run away. To take the children by the hand and race across the fields to our cottage in the glade. That little white-washed, hand strewn house filled with books and imagination and air that tastes free; outside wildflowers stand guard against […]

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Bottling Fresh Air & Wildflowers

Bottling Fresh Air & Wildflowers

Give me a field of wildflowers, a bit of blue sky, and a skirt to twirl–freedom and breath, breathing and freedom. We’ll take our blanket on the ground and pick wishes to blow in the wind. I’ve grown tired, my frame weak and feeble, weary […]

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Motherhood and Art

Motherhood and Art

Some days I’m ready to give up my pen and pack up my paper. Throw all the creating and making and dreaming and burn it in a box. To just be done. Some days I despair. I am unable to reconcile my art and my mothering. […]

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