Love Takes Courage

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” Lao Tzu There are two statements here, and I will start with the latter one, first. Love takes courage! Within each person, there is a shy kernel of that person’s personality. Call it soul or mind or Freudian […]

Continue Reading

You may also like

Two Year Old Love

My two-year-old niece, Eva, doesn’t understand what is going on. She doesn’t know why she can’t hug, kiss, or be held by others or why she no longer sees anyone regularly. Or when she does, why are they wearing masks and gloves? All she knows is that she loves her family and friends. […]

Continue Reading

You may also like

Inner Voice

From the time I was twelve years old, I wanted to live in California. I would see pictures of the coast, the Golden Gate Bridge, the rolling hills of poppies. I knew I needed to be there. My mom would ask, “Why California?”, and to be honest—I didn’t even know. All I knew, […]

Continue Reading

You may also like

Turtle Mother Love

Every day when I enter my garden I must watch my step. It has become the favorite egg laying sanctuary of the neighborhood turtles. Out of the Charles River they emerge, in the weeks of the full moon. The wood and wire fence that surrounds the garden to keep animals out doesn’t deter […]

Continue Reading

You may also like

Warm sticky skin on my chest

After a long battleShe sleepsShe wasn’t ready to end the dayLetting go is hardShe nursed but her body kept crawlingBum in the air connected to the mama milkShe pulls herself up, holding my hip with one hand and arches her back to let her head hang, mouth wide open with a smileShe’s impressedUsing […]

Continue Reading

You may also like

Beyond Love

My mother passed away unexpectedly at the end of January 2020 due to medical complications that resulted in a car crash. My family was devastated. She was just about to retire early, already poured her entire savings into a home in North Carolina and couldn’t wait to go by herself. She loved her […]

Continue Reading

You may also like

Hope is true

Everything has a vibration; wishes and hopes, dreams and fears, love and sadness. All of these emotions, and more, interweave into the fabric of our lives, our physical bodies, our soul songs. It’s a sneaky thing, wishes, as it subtly compares our true songs and realities to others; often leaving us without and […]

Continue Reading

You may also like

The Terrible Proposal—15 Years Later

I tease you a lot about your proposal. We’d already been dating more than seven years. We already had a wedding date picked out, already reserved a beautiful villa nestled into the Hill Country of Central Texas. The ring wasn’t as important as the promises we’d already made to each other, the commitment […]

Continue Reading

You may also like

The first video…

Maravilla Love’s mission is to sharing one love story at a time and spread love. The intention is to touch people with love stories of all kinds, to inspire, to cultivate awareness of the different types of love, and to connect. Krysta, the founder to Maravilla Love, is talks about what Maravilla love […]

Continue Reading

You may also like

Be you.

There is a magic that radiates from each of us when we are just ourselves, accepting, embracing, and living all aspects of our lives. Just be you. Be magical.

Continue Reading

You may also like

1 2 3 7
%d bloggers like this: