You’re Only Culpable to a Point

There are lots of messages out there about how we create our reality and how that means if someone is hurting us or has caused us wrong, we must have called it in. We must be responsible and need to figure out what we did wrong, where we are struggling/broken/mistaken and resolve the issue.  I’m…

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Grounded Living

Getting grounded isn’t just something your parents did to you and it’s not just about sitting out on a rock being still or calming down.  Grounding is an active process, half of the equation for healers and spiritual practitioners.  Without it we get sick, or overwhelmed, dealing with a host of symptoms as we get…

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Happy Beltane

It’s the first of May. Spring is in full swing.  Birds are nesting, eggs are being laid, and soon there will be chicks hatching. New life will come into being.  Beltane is a time of lusty, robust procreation. It’s the time for things springing forth into being. Don’t cha just love it? Of course, in…

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The Undertow

It’s something you have to deal with when you’re around moving water. Something you can’t see. You want to swim, the water looks inviting, when you get it it’s the right temperature and everything is flowing and then, whoosh, you are dragged under, disoriented, going in an unknown direction, and leaving everything you were and…

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Trust Is Earned

When people trust without learning whether the person or situation is trust worthy, we call them naïve or overly trusting and we see it as a negative. Trust must be earned through action. Our brains know this implicitly and yet expect that things will work exactly the opposite when it comes to our bodies. Our…

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What If You Indulged

What would happen if you indulged in something you really want to do.  Not something that could lead to a profession, something that furthers your spiritual growth, that could lead you to your dream life, but something you really want right now. I know, it’s not possible because of everything else that has to get…

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Allowing Help

It’s a vulnerable thing, to want help. Needing help is vulnerable but usually the necessity out weighs the concerns. Being in a place where help would be positive, where help would make things better, but where it isn’t actually, drastically needed, calls on us to interconnect. It calls on us to be in that awkward…

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Who They Truly Are

Sometimes people see what they want to see and sometimes they only pay attention to what they are shown. Often times it’s six of one and 1/2 dozen of the other. In any combination it can seem as if the person we thought we knew has disappeared. This is true in all kinds of relationships…

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