Rising Bloom

Self-forgiveness is the pure and delicate bloom that once again opens after the storm, after the battering of the downpour and the damage from the winds, after near-drowning from the relentless rain, the flower, head bowed in disgrace and pain, summons up the strength to peek its petal open, wondering if the sun has gone … Continue reading Rising Bloom

Opening Up

  Closed is safe, hiding, hibernating, cozy and cocooned, protecting the most vulnerable parts of you. To open up would be foolish. And where would you even get that kind of courage? Yet... Out there, you may find the chance is worth taking. Yes, there will be rough elements along the way, for change in weather is inevitable, but … Continue reading Opening Up