mermaids live in cottages too...
dancing mermaid, canon digital rebel xti
i walked up to her blue cottage by the sea, breathing in the ocean air as though it was the first time i had taken a breath in a long, long time.
she had tiny colorful rocks gently laid on both sides of the walkway to her door, inviting a faerie spirit with their whimsical painted messages..."joy, wisdom, heal, laugh, love...".
she opened her door with her bright smile, yoga pants and cool funky head wrap. one couldn't help but fall in love. the smell of incense brought warmth and the feeling of home. suddenly my eyes were feasting on all the colors and textures of her abode. saturated walls. silks draping over tables lined with crystals, rocks, and candles lit. white lights hanging on a window. a turquoise bowl filled with purple flowers. i didn't want to stop marinating in the gorgeousness, the peacefulness of what she's created. it was a dream cottage. the one i had always imagined SARK would live in. perhaps its because they're such kindred spirits (and friends).
i immediately curled up on her couch beneath a window and dove into girlyness with her. i don't do this enough. i've been pretty solitary where i live for a while. it's just where i've needed to be. but suddenly i want to get out, to connect, to breathe the outside air and gaze into the eyes of a friend that i can touch.
i've been craving gentleness lately. i know i have written that word a lot this past week but it is just what i need right now.
this is what she blessed me with yesterday as she handed me a salad tossed in a rainbow bowl and listened, truly listened. and i truly listened and we were gentle with one another.
i also met another gentle bean. her companion. we call him couch boy. because she first met him on the couch at a coffee shop. he's all kinds of cool...and heartful~ness and the way he loves her makes me swoon.
mermie & couchboy, canon digital rebel xti
i think this adventure was a healthy step for me. you know how i feel right now? like i am stretching wide and deep after taking a very very long nap.
mermaids have that effect on you.