The June Talisman of the Month is here!

no mud, no lotus

A few months ago, one of my customers requested one of my favorite sayings on a bracelet: No mud, no lotus.  This is one of the most beautiful and to the point ways of articulating one of my deepest held beliefs: we can hold joy in one hand and the messy, gritty stuff of life in …

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the story behind the mantra | be the change

In high school, I loved the quote, “be the change you want to see in the world.” But as so many people referenced it and I began seeing it on the back of cars, it started to become background noise to me because I didn’t want to admit that I thought it meant I had …

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