"SOMETIMES I FEEL LIKE A FIGMENT OF MY OWN IMAGINATION."
- Lily Tomlin1 MIN READ
Maria was one of those people who was intuitively in-tune with the natural world around her. Much to the chagrin of her parents and teachers, growing up, she was often distracted seeking out the universe's patterns.
As her experiences amassed, Maria understood the underlying currents of the ecosystem. Everything was connected. Even in chaos, intricate networks exist, tying together seemingly unrelated bodies, spirits and beings.
"EMBRACE THE UNCERTAINTY. ENJOY THE BEAUTY OF BECOMING. WHEN NOTHING IS CERTAIN, ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE."
- Mandy Hale
2 MIN READ
It was the worst case of writer’s block ever. For the last six months, Karen had been closeted in her apartment, willing herself to ink magic onto the page. And all she had to show for it was a pile of crumpled up paper, discarded cigarette butts and empty whiskey bottles.
Her editor had begun calling every day to check on her progress. That did nothing but elevate her stress levels. Frustrated and feeling smothered, she threw open her balcony window and collapsed on the floor inside. She would never venture out. Heights frightened her...
"AS THE HEART IS,… SO IS THE HOUSE."
- Meher Baba
2 MIN READ
It was 1925, and single mother Caterina was moving with her two children to Rome, from her impoverished hamlet in the countryside. Having lost her husband during the Great War, she was well aware of life’s brutality. But she was determined to make a living, to provide a good home for her younglings.
It was time for a fresh start...
"SHE ALWAYS HAD THAT ABOUT HER, THAT LOOK OF OTHERNESS, OF EYES THAT SEE THINGS MUCH TOO FAR, AND OF THOUGHTS THAT WANDER OFF THE EDGE OF THE WORLD."
- Joanne Harris
2 MIN READ
World-renowned explorer, Mark Rimor was leading an expedition into the Amazon. Tasked with capturing new footage for a documentary on remote tribes, he and his film crew had teamed up with a local guide at the Port of Manaus.
After many days of travel, they were deep in the formidable rainforest, when their guide, Ayuro, came to an abrupt stop....
"GIVE THE ONES YOU LOVE
WINGS TO FLY, ROOTS TO COME BACK, AND REASONS TO STAY."
- Dalai Lama1 MIN READ
“You will always be with us Nan,” promised Ruby, “in Figu’s heart and mine.”
Tears brandished her cheeks as she finished the eulogy for her grandma, Debbie. Following her last wishes, they were burying Nan under the lush sycamore-fig tree on the estate.