Spirit of Light



I was in the middle of Mexico, and had just finished getting a massage. I felt light in spirit. I felt happy. Especially considering the fact that after the service, I was presented with the most delicious apple cinnamon tea, followed by walking outside into a piece of paradise. I appreciated it so much, because I knew it was ending soon. I wanted to take this particular photo to not only capture the moment after the massage, or the beauty of the nature that surrounded me, but the essence of the light that I felt and exuded. It was the spirit of light that poured into me. That light is easier to recognize when I take care of myself.

It makes more sense to me, everyday, the need and right of peace. In my days of darkness, I remind myself of this exactly. Looking to nature for the answers, and remembering to take heed of the journey and necessity of the trees, bodies of water, flowers and animals – and what they represent – life, in every stage. I’m thinking of what has roots, needs...