Chase What Makes You Feel Alive

You know all of those things you’ve wanted to do? You should go do them.  I’m reminded of this, so often, after an average day’s work. I hear so many stories about lives interrupted or cut short, plans that were made and never fulfilled, hopes and dreams held and not...

Conversations on a Bench

If you could sit on a bench and chat for one hour with anyone, past or present, who would it be? What do you think? Who would you choose? Me: My grandmother, hands down. Even over great thinkers, teachers, and healers.

Come Home

Some of us ran so far away during a period of survival, that we forgot to come back to ourselves. Return home to yourself. You are safe now.      – Lalah Delia This one stopped me in my tracks. What a beautiful honoring of trauma.  

You Are Power

I used to pray to God that he would feed the hungry, or do this or that, but now I pray he will guide me to do whatever I’m supposed to do, what I can do. I used to pray for answers, but now I pray for strength. I used to believe that prayer changes things, but now I...

Heal Yourself

You don’t have relationship problems, you have childhood problems that are disguising themselves as relationship problems – Raz Soos ..or past life pattern problems..or karmic pattern problems…or sub-consciously-held belief system problems… Either...

Begin Again

Emptying out is what makes creation possible – Caroline Myss Caroline Myss is one of my favorite spiritual teachers. I like her sass and her style; I resonate deeply with the language she uses to talk about the Soul and the lessons life offers us. Her latest...

Not Everything is For You

“You must give up the life you planned in order to have the life that is waiting for you” – Joseph Campbell   Your ability to release the stuff that took root in your life because of fear, wounding, misunderstanding, lack of love, societal/family tradition...

Dare to be Happy

The World The world is increasingly designed to depress us. Happiness isn’t very good for the economy. If we were happy with what we had,  why would we need more? How do you sell an anti-aging moisturizer? You make someone worry about aging. How do you get people to...

You Are Not Too Much

Stay away from people who make you feel like you are hard to love. So many of us are conditioned to keep trying…trying to be enough, trying to be loved, trying to give just the right amount, trying to keep it together, trying be perfect, trying to not disappoint...

Choose Inner Peace

You can’t change the people around you, but you can change the people around you.  The power of choice. The power of free will. The power of realizing that you can blame anyone or anything in your life, as often and for as long as you wish, but that the power to...