trusting the essence

Aug 12, 2011 | Life in Progress

boots walking dreamy
Photo by Andrea Scher

Lately, when I look in the mirror, I almost don’t recognize myself. I’m getting older, yet I feel so young and alive on the inside. It’s tricky to not believe what I see (tired, worn out, heavier = not so lovely)  yet take it as a clue to make some changes. New mamahood has brought so much transition, both spiritually but also physically. I’d like to lose those last 15 pounds. I’d like for my hair to go back to soft. I’d like for my eyes to awaken the way my heart feels awake. I’d like to have more energy.

kelly rae twirl vintage
Photo by Andrea Scher

And so, when my friends capture me in my essence, I’m reminded that I’m right where I should be for what I’m doing, who I am, and where I’m at in my journey: I’m 36 years young. I had a beautiful baby boy 10 months ago, walked through trauma, and came out the other side with a wide open heart. I am navigating the world of balancing being a new mom while managing a really busy and inspiring creative life + business while trying to hold on tight to all the things I don’t want to lose (myself, my friends, my perspective).

Photo by Tracey Clark
Photo by Tracey Clark

Big thanks to Andrea and Tracey for these photos that capture at a most incredible time in my life – so grateful.

Sending much love,

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Before I picked up my first paintbrush at the age of 30, I was a medical social worker. I followed my creative whispers, and today I’m an artist & Possibilitarian. I’m passionate about creating meaningful art and experiences that awaken and inspire our spirits.

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