Welcome to Soul Flares
I am happy you have found us! Explore this website to find the words and images to inspire and guide you in discovering your truth and living it courageously. Founded in 2006, Soul Flares offers retreats, counseling, inspiration and art as a way to shore you up in your efforts to live a soulful, purpose-full life. Please come back often as we are rebuilding this website and adding new content often.
Blessings and Love, Annie O'Shaughnessy, Founder
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Featured and Recent Posts
Grief and praise as inseparable. Why fully feeling what is hard allows us to more easily feel love and joy.
Lost memories, ones too painful to process at the time, resurface when there is enough space and love and trust.
In this piece I try to describe how love is able to peel back the layers that hide our true nature. "After four years with my ma…
This essay written by Rachel Naomi Remen offers us the important differences between helping, fixing and serving. This is import…
In this short, powerful essay, Debra Hori speaks to the Valentine's gift her husband gave to her a year after he died.