Arrival

Reward is the understanding we are living and not just existing and time is misunderstood.

~Kerri Elizabeth~

The heat of the sun raises every vibration

Healing decides and resistance no longer exists

Heat melts away worry and contempt is whisked away by the winds

Beauty is among nature and serenity exists where we resist entering

Enter into the freedom of nature and its calling in your soul 

Dip into the grounding of the most majestic hills and deepest forests 

Listen and lean

Feel and hear

Observe and persevere

Believe and achieve

Silence and stillness

That is where all answers are waiting

Where all emotions are dancing

Where all worries disappear and balance appears

If peace can be found on a mountain top then peace is found wherever you are

Your there , aware, repaired, renewed

On the ground in the sunrays

I found my worries so small

My belief risen 

My journey guided

My son present

My love abundant 

My life like a river through the canyon

It’ll wind, turn, roar, find calmness, disappear into corners, submerge into curves but always it’ll appear far and near 

When it’s not seen it’s not gone

When it’s not heard it has not escaped

Instead, you have arrived to appreciate its wild presence

Lean into the inner wildnerness and adventure it’s language

SUNSHINE

Observation

The battle is up to you, the war is within you!

~Kerri-Elizabeth~

There will be a love you cant explain

A loss you’ll have to navigate through

There will be joy in abundance

Choice will shake and shutter your courage

Investigate strategies of the heart

Feel the silence in the art

Create a way to where no words are forced

Where flow is adapted with grace

May the quiet moments of loss strengthen not sabotage

Whispers will ride on every thought

Delivering calmness into the light

Mediate your emotions and allow grace and character to recite wisdom

Believe in the most beautiful miracles

Existence is not to be submissive

~SUNSHINE~

A different View

 

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Perspective is an ever-changing event, a willingness to bend and turnaround, it is created through movement inside and out and inspired by experiences all around.

~Kerri-Elizabeth~

Where you stand is the perspective at hand

Turn around, stand upside down

Perspective is different all around

From ones eyes, organization may apply

From another’s eyes a mess is addressed

Alignment depends on where you stand

Not an understanding of what is planned

With two views communication can be misused

There is no one that can see exactly like you

The core of who we are is the focal point of near and far

Past and present play a part

Memory is stored in our heart

Experiences inspire our perspective

Perspective is built from our experiences

Planting seeds is how the forest grows

Tearing it down gives you different results

Build your perspective with grace

Understanding it is different in another’s space

SUNSHINE

 

These photos are the exact same log with the same rock stacks, nothing was changed or moved except my view.  Sometimes when we take the time to look at things from a different view we start to see something new. Something new to learn and a different experience so we can start to see other’s views too.

Connection

 

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An experience requires presence, presence requires connection, both dance together on a foundation of trust and truth, without one of these a gap is left to chance.

~Kerri-Elizabeth~

When paths cross 

Memories are etched in time

History is created

Lessons are learned

While the heart logs every turn

Nothing remains but an experience

In the experience we have created

Through the experience purpose is build

Among the experience shifts take place

Growth takes on new meanings

Purpose becomes more important

Loss trickles in and reminds you nothing remains

Where the heart remembers the experience you gained

Calling you to be more 

To let go of fear and failures 

To believe in your truth

To live more

To love more

To connect more

To look into life with eyes from heaven

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In this unsettled time in life and a global distress, an awakening of emotions and connection has become clear. We want more connection, more authenticity, more of each other and less separation. We only have this moment, what is next is unknown and if this moment is left without true and trusting connection, we have chosen to be alone. For some this may be exactly what you want. For most I see an awakening for deeper connections with family and friends and ourselves. 

Connect with the joys of life, pets, family, adventure, faith, believing in oneself more, growth, learning, education and so much more….. When you lay your head down at night, are you proud of yourself for all you have shared, were you kind, loving, compassionate, truthful and did you learn something new? 

Did you treat the ones you love with an inspired attitude and love, to create the love you want in return? 

Breathe into Peace

 

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Photo credit: Kerri Elizabeth

When a crisis demands you to be clear, to focus, to take care of the intimate details of your life and create a healthy environment inside and outside of yourself and loved ones, there is where perspective rises to an all time high.

~Kerri-Elizabeth~

 

When times call for nestling in 

Where nature is your sanctuary not a church

Proving workouts can be done at home

Better yet OUTSIDE

Cooking more and using your own creativity energy

Less of fast spontaneous choices

More of mindful healthy solutions

Putting phones down

Talking about real life more

Staring at the TV less

Sharing eye to eye concerns

Getting real with a global demand to be conscious

Waking up to what you have been missing

More of you and less of everyone else

More of quality family moments

Less of leaving 

More dinners at the table or under the table if you choose

Delight in intimate time together

Remember what conversation is again

Find music instead of news

Dance in the living room

TOGETHER

Don’t resist the stillness required

Instead gather who’s important and tell them

SUNSHINE

 

In this time where countries are closing doors to business and seeing a Dr. is only for emergencies. Where food and household goods are completely depleted in every store. Where handshakes no longer are healthy and hugging is now filled with danger.

Where fear DOES NOT have to come before laughter and solid growth and a rising to a better US is not only offered, but now demanded. 

This is a calling to us all, to stand up for ourselves and each other, to gain the strength that has been given to a system to care for us instead of caring for ourselves.

There are emergencies Dr.s will see and critical cases that are being served. Remember that Dr.s are humans too with families to go home to and lives lived outside of their field.

Be sensitive to others, evaluate your symptoms and create a healthy , peaceful environment for yourself and loved ones. 

It is in the calm, peaceful space  inside you, you will heal, it is in the diligence to make sure you are taking care of your own health that will ultimately help others.

Be mindful, kindness and compassion go a long ways.

 

 

 

Inevitable Change

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Change is inevitable, perception is choice, arrangement is a gift wrapped in action and a voice.

~Kerri-Elizabeth~

Where there is love there is no destruction

Where creation exists, strength is continually being designed

Flowers burst into bloom 

Sunshine heals wounds

Rain clears pessimism from the earth

Storms rearrange foundations

Beauty is continually rebirthed

Laughter merges into cracks with a steady pace

Where kindness changes a frown on a face

Change starts within an evolving grace

Improvement or destruction both thrive in change 

Change is inspired by how it’s arranged

How will you alter change to inspire

How will your communication be admired

Will you become the best you can be

Or will change get the best of how you see

Change is inevitable

Perspective is a choice

 

SUNSHINE

 

Change will happen whether you like it or not, you change, you’re older, or feel younger, you get stronger or weaker. One area may improve while another is let go. Change is occurring no matter how you choose to friend it or not friend it, change is YOU, good or bad, you are changing.

Our choices to change are not ours, our actions and our perspective on change is ours, our plans, our decisions , they are ours. We don’t get to decide if we change, its inevitable, it is how you will see change, if you will ignore it and let it makes its choices without your input. Either way change is happening.

How will you decide to be aware of the changes in you before the changes make the decisions for you?

You can’t stop the earth from turning, you can only turn with it.  Is your life creating you, or are you aware enough to create your life?

SUNSHINE

 

Heart in Motion

 

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Our heart already knows what our mind has not yet disclosed.

~Kerri-Elizabeth~

In the randomness of life emotions are often spontaneous

We feel from a heart in motion

Rapid change can prompt a rapid heartbeat

Our inner compass and weather changes without warning

Breathing is treated as a novelty

Until breathing is done with awareness

Our bodies shivers to alert our temperature

Gratitude alerts hope

Pain alerts fight or flight

All of this alerts action

Straight to the heart of it all

Nurture your heart like you’d nurture the tears of a child

Breathe into your life, with heart

SUNSHINE

 

When we master the awareness in our alert systems and the timing we take action, we then have less reaction and more action.

Place your hand upon your heart and navigate through a flow of emotionally filled words and thoughts that fill you up, that nurture you’re well being. What would you say to a friend you are nurturing? This may help you return that same encouragement also to your own heart.

Did you know that every change in emotions makes changes in your body that last longer than the emotion. Like building a muscle may leave pain for a couple days, the same is true of emotions, both rejuvenating and depleting. They last and they will either drain or revive us.

We can not control every action around us but we can learn to create a healthier space within ourselves to see the actions around us with a directed gratitude and compassion to our heart for alerting us.

LOVE and HUGS

Beautiful and Wonderfully Made

 

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When we are able to sit in the pain and in the muck of life, there is where we see what were made of!

~Kerri-Elizabeth~

To give honor and respect to another

Honor and respect must first flow through you

To build a secure foundation for oneself inside

Requires tenacity and determination

To love oneself through the highest and lowest of times

Requires oneself to experience love

Love is continually gained and lost before we understand its significance

Even then there is an unknowing

An unknowing opens up vulnerability

To stand in the muck of life and be vulnerable 

Is where we gain our best self

It is where we find what we’re made of

Where we get to see where we paid attention

Where we have gone and what we took with us

Shows up

SUNSHINE

 

I realized after I lost my 24 year old son two years ago now, that pain really is inevitable, it happens to everyone and can happen without warning. We can be in our most vulnerable place inside and something happens and splits you wide open. You weren’t ready, you weren’t prepared and the honest truth is NOTHING could prepare you.

So then what? It is there where everything in our lives that we either let go of or held on to, shows up. Every lesson and every heartache is remembered and the wounds are fresh again. However in that moment where the heart remembers the pain it also remembers the healing and how you gave that attention or not.

If you didn’t put the work in and ignored it and allowed it to heal shut without acknowledging and entering into it, it will continue to walk you through it until you do, and then it will challenge you to make sure you learned. Its inevitable!

The lesson from something profound and often something so small can trigger all the same emotions. It is simply when you can feel the chaos of the moment and stand in it with freedom you are not in the chaos of this experience anymore. Reflect on the familiarity of being here before and what was learned and how honor and love are applied

Reflect and Revise

From behind the lens of our heart we will see beauty and we will see pain, both intertwined expressing our deepest love!

Kerri Elizabeth

Unearth and evoke your spirit

Forge into a glorious exploration of reflection

Clarify within your hearts rhythm

Cup your ears hearing only the life inside

Explore and observe an anatomical connection

Access precision and revise the reflection of your most current addition

Clarify empathy, passion and personal intent

Informance quietly awakes your soul

Performance is unpressured

Taking a lengthy look into reflection

Strength is not built by the thought

Its is built by the experience of accepting grace

By honoring a divine space

Reflection is what spills from our core

Breathe and allow the revising of more

It is with great pain I feel this. As the passion of my son and his birthday is upon me for the second year since he left I am filled with love and overflowing with pain. I recognize the tangling of emotions intertwine to deepen our sense to love, presence, health and what is really important to us.

It leaves little room disappear, take detours and to escape. It is the presence of the pain in my heart that needs honoring, not escaping, it is the pain that is talking to me and telling me things I need to know and recognize.

No matter what you are going through, the work it takes to overcome and to grow and revise your core is worth allowing your reflection to show and heart to open. You will not escape the pain but rather it will sit dormant waiting to be honored as a part of your journey.

There is no need detour back to the depth of the experience giving it more power and judging it. There is simply a need to honor it as part of your journey giving it gratitude and moving forward into the gifts that are awaiting you.

I searched for you and me

She dared herself to live with courage and found courage in living!
~Kerri-Elizabeth~

I searched for you and me

I looked high and low, in front and behind every tree

I glanced off the cliffs below

I searched long and hard, did you know

In the clouds and in the lakes

I searched rivers and mountains with no breaks

I called for you and no one replied

I cried for you inside

I drove miles and miles looking for a glimpse to pull aside

I longed for you and knew you longed for me

To find you was beyond my reach

I was looking for you 

Missing every queue

I looked for the depth of what I should be

Who someone else wanted to see

I lost sight of my own dreams

I thought I was lost where I once was found

Then one day courage stood its ground

Vulnerability spoke with a fierce sound

Wherever you go, there you will be

I’m you and me

~Kerri Elizabeth

When we experience life, life is also experiencing us, I believe. When we go farther and faster and search for ourselves instead of the experiences that creates our selves ,we miss the queues that it is ourselves we are escaping.

When we run from ourselves, we run from our faith, our beliefs, our dreams and our core foundation. When we deny our own existence is not enough because of someone else’s opinion or judgement, then we deny our ability to grow, to serve, to lead, to inspire, to be driven, to reach, to grasp courage with all your might and LIVE beyond limitations set by ourselves or others.

We become stuck within another or others lives and deny our own growth waiting for another growth. The best gift you can give yourself and another is the freedom to be loved at the exact place you are so they have room to move forward. This is courageous!

LIVE WITH COURAGE!