#tbt

While I am overjoyed to begin this journey with The Loving Lotus, the reason I felt compelled to create it in the first place was because of the feedback I had received from previous things I had shared.  It might seem a bit backward, but I am going to launch my second post as an […]

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Happiness Requires Struggle

February 9, 2017 As I have been taking time for myself and relearning self-love this week, I’ve been doing a lot of reading; this particular section struck a chord. A section prior to this explained values – both good and bad. I won’t go into that right now. But one, to my surprise, as a […]

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Elephants, Semicolons, and I Love You’s

February 14, 2017 Elephants represent a lot of things. Overcomer of obstacles, love, wisdom, honor, strength, patience, loyalty. They are the largest land-living mammal, but some would say the most gentle. This particular elephant was designed and drawn by myself. I look at it and I critique it. I see crooked lines. Some too long. […]

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you’re never too much

June 2, 2017   we’re all going to always be “too much” of something to some people. for me, i’ve been known to be too sensitive, worry too much, care too much (about others & what they think of me), sleep too much, am too emotional, overthink too much, say sorry too often & am […]

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find comfort in your discomfort

October 26, 2017 find comfort in your discomfort. 🖤 all of us have that inner critic that loves sitting in the back of your head reminding you of things like- you’re not good enough, someone else is better, you can’t do it, and a “what if” list that goes on and on. i have been meditating […]

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Gavin Wesley Bush

March 23, 2017 Not a day has gone by since January 3rd that I haven’t thought about your beautiful smile, your amazing hugs or sweet, thoughtful and wise words. It will always hurt- sometimes a little less & sometimes a little more- but the hurt and missing piece will always be there. I wish I […]

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World Mental Health Day

October 10, 2017 to be honest, i feel my heart begin to race & the sounds around me begin to tunnel as i write this. i know many others who fight every day. to get out of bed. to smile. unless you have been there, it is quite hard to truly understand. for much too […]

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