peace

in finding my way

completing the circle

the way that feels right to me

in healing

and appreciating the beauty

of a scar

that tells my story.

in knowing

that this moment

may be the last

in savoring

what i have

and taking this

and loving it

instead of hating

what shouldn’t have been.

grief: completed.

welcome home

i drank

the sickness of pain.

swollen veins pushing

overflow.

today

i could drink no more

and the glutton died.

suddenly there is space.

pain, like ashes, dried up

taken by wind.

the corset loosened.

suddenly, there is room.

to breathe in newness,

hope.

i am fresh,

and have finally

found it again:

my happy.

perfection

a fall day warm enough to wear a t-shirt

went to Hyland Lake Park Reserve with the Prusi’s for some outside play time

hilly, open spaces

clean forest with wood chip trails

can’t believe I’ve lived here for all this time and never knew

this place existed.

caught a few shots before my camera died.

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finding nature

replenishes me

have always known it

but somehow have neglected it for too long.

We visited many nature centers the last couple of weeks

and this has left me feeling rejuvenated and a little more whole.

Mia plays freely in natural spaces, can’t get enough, doesn’t want to leave.

Beautiful.

Pictures from Elm Creek Reserve in Dayton, MN, where we went yesterday with the Prusi’s.

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