Monday, August 15, 2011

Restoration of the Heart


I am at the coast again this week, but this time it's a mix of work and vacation.  I am alone, and the space is welcome.  Don't get me wrong--it was so hard to leave my wonderful husband behind, but I'm realizing I needed these few days to myself.

Tonight, after work, I took myself out for dinner....I rarely eat alone outside of my house.

Then, down to the beach I went, making only one stop along the way at a candy shop.  And there, I sat, watching the sunset and eating dark chocolate seafoam, breathing in the salty sea air.

It was...restorative.

Sometimes, restoration comes not in yoga, or tea, or meditation.  

Sometimes, a girl just needs the ocean and some chocolate.


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