Your Brokenness is Beautiful

Posted by Tamika on March 7, 2016

A couple days ago a badly injured bald eagle dropped from the sky outside my cottage while my dogs and I were relaxing in the sun. Immobilized but very much alive, his intense eyes warned us away as he struggled…

The Novice Touch: How to Become an Amateur in 5 Easy Steps

Posted by Tamika on October 14, 2014

I’m writing a book and some days I suck at it. I’m not degrading myself. I’m only introducing you to an old friend who is brilliantly inept and delightfully unskilled at everything. Meet my inner…

You’re Pregnant—All of You!

Posted by Tamika on September 30, 2014

YOU’RE PREGNANT!  There’s something inside you that wants to be born. If it wasn’t true, you wouldn’t be alive and you certainly wouldn’t be reading this. It could be a project, relationship, career, renovation, hobby, family, book, business or a…

Pierce the Foggy Chaos

Posted by Tamika on August 31, 2014

Draw an arrow of truth back through the wise counsel of your heart. With no promise your voice will be heard, aim in the direction of goodness. Allow others their truth, but refuse to play dishonest games. Intend no heart…

My Mother the Artist

Posted by Tamika on October 29, 2013

My mother used to lie on the ground in our maple bush and take photos of the sunlight streaming through the tall trees. I remember a curious look on her face the first time she showed me one of the…