The floor to ceiling windows allow the sun to wash away some of the darkness that is often brought into my office. As if the sun has the power to wash away the dark with light and hope. My office, a therapist’s office, despite feeling like sitting in a sunlit filled tree house, is the place some of the hardest work on earth is done. No matter what is brought into that room, my job is to hold the space for love, hope and change; to hold it enough for my clients when they are unable to themselves.

When we speak the dark into a space of safety and love, it loses power over us, especially the present and future us. In that place of light we have the space to heal.

My clients sit across from me in that sun washed room surrounded by warm light speaking words they may have never spoken out loud before…

Click here to read the full post over at New York Times Bestselling Author Laura Munson‘s blog as part of her Haven Winter Blog Series. Laura has become a friend and in incredible mentor to me and I am so thankful for her support.

When we speak the dark into a space of safety and love, it loses power over us, especially the present and future us. In that place of light we have the space to heal.

2 thoughts on “In Awakened Color

  1. BnB says:

    I love this! Your patients are lucky to have you. Your office sounds so welcoming and wonderful.

    It also serves as a good reminder to me to get back into the habit of coloring. I did it (and loved it) for a few months, but then I got away from it because (insert excuse here). One of my goals for 2016 is to get better at self-care, and I think I’ll start with this. 🙂

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    1. Yes, color!!!! I’m not sure I would be surviving without it! And thank you, I am lucky to have them (my clients) in my life too! J

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