Happy Dance ๐ŸŽถ

September 2, 2019

Good morning and happy Monday! There is a lot of craziness out there today.

Stand strong!

To those in the path of hurricane Dorian, be well and safe

And to the many happy people we met in Cambodia–thank you for many happy memories. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

With love and gratitude,


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Self-Realization ๐ŸŒ€

September 1, 2019

This is a piece from an earlier collection


when the little girl realized she survived the trauma of childhood emotional abuse.

To anyone struggling to overcome past trauma–

keep struggling!

You are worth the effort.

With love and gratitude,

Nina ๐Ÿ˜Š

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Learning to Laugh Again๐Ÿ˜‚

August 29, 2019

Wishing everyone a wonderful weekend ahead! I hope to see you again here next week (September already!) for more laughs.๐Ÿ’“

Love’s Promise: Hope Returns


The sky

is dark.


I will look

for your


To shine

Once again in the dusk…

With love and gratitude,