Call & Response

Our lives are a conversation between ourselves and everything else.  Between us and the Universe there is this Marco/Polo going on of us saying “I am this” and the Universe responding “Yes you are”.  And it says “I am this”.  And you react to it because ‘yes, it is’…..… Details

Some Kiss We Want

“Some Kiss We Want”  From Rumi: The Book of Love translated by Coleman Barks There is some kiss we want with our whole lives, the touch of spirit on the body. Seawater begs the pearl to break its shell. And the lily, how passionately it needs some wild darling!… Details


Media, movies, TV, novels focus on passion as something having to do with lust and the body.  It’s an overused theme from romance novels and chick flicks.  We want it in our lives but we are also subtly influenced to believe that it doesn’t really exist. … Details

The Warped Mirror

In the past few years medicine and psychology have begun to recognize the fact that some people see themselves as if they are looking into a fun house mirror.  Most of us in Western society have been taught to be critical about our physicality and over the past 50 years or so to seek an unhealthy form of perfection that is almost impossible to achieve. … Details

Recurring Issues

I once had a friend who was bothered by a recurring dream.  The issue was pretty clear and they had been told by several people what it seemed to mean and everyone was in agreement.  And this person would nod and go “ahhhh” as if it made perfect sense, then go ahead and just keep on with what they had been doing as if nothing had been said. … Details

Listen to your Body’s Wisdom

5 day work weeks with two days to rest. Play dates and school functions and work functions and friends. Yard work and housework and home repairs and honey do’s. Our lives are bounded by responsibilities and expectations.  What used to be fun has become just another tick mark on a long to-do list that never seems to get done.… Details

We hold ourselves back

I know from experience what it is like to be held back because you want something, but you and others have told yourself that it isn’t possible. I can list chapter and verse on all the obstacles, the limitations, the time constraints, the probabilities of failure and error.… Details

Sacred Spaces

Sacred Space is any place where people go to reconnect and interact with the Divine, however they define Divinity.  This can be a physical interaction such as Yoga or Tai Chi or Qi Gong which brings the body into harmony with the mind and emotions and Spirit.… Details

Our deepest fear

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.  It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.  We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?… Details