The shadows of my ancestors
the shadow of my child
Take the form of love
take the form of mystery

In all that is above or below
in all that is come or gone
The horizon grows closer
the horizon is here

Carrying me forth
carrying me home


Monica Sword

Monica Sword is an aspiring author and artist living a deeply heartfelt life. Following the early death of three family members, including her daughter, she struggled to balance home and work life. Once she discovered how to apply her conscientious and high-achieving personality to honor her passions, be mindful of her emotional reactions and focus on self-care, she developed a creative mindset that produces her most meaningful life work. On her website,, Monica inspires and encourages others to honor their heart and soul in mindful ways.