Going it alone

The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. I have friends that have long-term relationships and they are enamored of the single life where they could do anything they want at any time.  Even though they are happy in relationships they want more freedom. …Details

Happy Halloween

Samhain or Halloween is considered the day when the barrier between the natural and the supernatural is thinnest.  On this day I enjoy the revelry, the creativity, the community as people dress up and party and generally enjoy themselves and indulge in way too much sugar. …Details

Talking to ghosts

Human beings can be as haunted as houses.  Not that they are possessed or that there are entities trying to live lives through them.  But people can be haunted.  Just as placed and objects are affected by the events that occur to them and around them, so are people. …Details

Hauntings

There are plenty of ‘reality’ shows available this season for people to get their fix of things that go bump in the night and restless souls who continue to walk among us because they have unresolved issues.  Which is a gross oversimplification of the issue, but makes for good TV and dramatic effect. …Details

Vampires

I like the newer romantic vampire stories that have appeared on the market in the past 10 years or so.  I’m not interested in vampire horror movies where vampires are just raging monsters, calculating or cannon fodder, but then I’m not into horror movies in general. …Details

Sacred Space

We all have the ability to create sacred space in our lives.  A place where we lay down the everyday world, remove our shielding and masks and relax and replenish ourselves in the numinous.  There are many places already available to us for this purpose:  temples, mosques, churches, and memorials to name a few.…Details

Have to/Get to

Talking to ourselves is normal, getting an answer means it’s time to check in to the hotel where everyone wear’s white and you are strapped into the bed.  However, what people don’t realize is that listening to what you are saying and how you are saying it is very important and can lead to some amazing Ah Ha! …Details

Our Stories

Our lives are made of the stories we tell about ourselves and the world.  This was brought home to me in a dramatic way one day in college.  My school had the ‘publish or perish’ rule for its professors so they were constantly researching something. …Details