only in solitude do i really spread my wings by ShadowDancer

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“Each of us is alone in the world. It takes great courage to meet the full force of your aloneness. … When you face your aloneness, something begins to happen. Gradually, the sense of bleakness changes into a sense of true belonging. This is a slow and open-ended transition but it is utterly vital in order to come into rhythm with your own individuality.” —John O’Donohue (Eternal Echoes: Celtic Reflections on Our Yearning to Belong)

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I am a dreamer, artist, and mother. I dance in the rain, spend too much time reading books, and live for my family. I am a gypsy, poet, musician, and artist. But most of all, I am a butterfly fairy. Come dream with me.

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  • linaji
    linajialmost 3 years ago

    awww sweet dearest … I am moved by your loving heart and lonely asking… such an incredible quote and image??? holy stellar wow… Super hugs and love overflowing xox

  • and this bird is for you dearest sister of my heart. i took it with you standing next to me on the beach at san francisco that cold day.. love love you. more birds to come soon. lately i’m so feeling my days in cali with you.

    – ShadowDancer

  • vampvamp
    vampvampalmost 3 years ago

    gorgeous girl! :)

  • thank you sweet pea!! and wow those lips are super cool!

    – ShadowDancer

  • indigo-song
    indigo-songalmost 3 years ago

    “understand your own solitude and the voice that you hear is like no other…it can be a comfort if you let it be”

  • amen to that.. beautifully written. thank you.

    – ShadowDancer

  • Joshua Greiner
    Joshua Greineralmost 3 years ago


  • thank you so much Josh!

    – ShadowDancer

  • uncleblack
    uncleblackalmost 3 years ago

    we live as we dream, alone..a gang of four lyric, used here to good leader pretend

  • thank you for sharing this, i honestly never saw/heard it before… and thank you to view and comment. :)

    – ShadowDancer

  • wildwomenlove
    wildwomenlovealmost 3 years ago

    omg pj this is so beautiful, so beautiful…it looks like an owl ! the words here so soulful and wise…I love the way your heart beats…xxx

  • our hearts beat to the same kind of dance, dear one.. how are your studies going? drop me a note soon. love you big. xx

    – ShadowDancer

  • linaji
    linajialmost 3 years ago

    October 2011

  • this thrills me to the marrow of my milky white bones

    – ShadowDancer

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenalmost 3 years ago

    Beauiful in it’s simplicity!

  • thank you carol, i always smile when i see those purple shoes on my page!

    – ShadowDancer

  • emmacollins
    emmacollinsalmost 3 years ago

    Love the simplicity

  • yes! love you guys.. thank you so much, emma.

    – ShadowDancer

  • deborah brandon
    deborah brandonalmost 3 years ago

    LOVE this ! CONGRATS on the feature :)

  • THANK you! And the features are from my two most favorite groups, so how doubly delicious for me, thank you!

    – ShadowDancer

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