Writing from the Heart

Behind the Masks

Behind the Masks

These past few months, I’ve been learning about masks. How to sew them. When to wear them. How to navigate six-feet of separation. How to communicate with muffled words and smiles unseen. For the past twenty years, I’ve been learning about masks in a different kind of way. In the healing traditions of Ka Ta… Read full article…

Sacred Ground for Grief

Sacred Ground for Grief

I went to the red rock mesas to be in ceremony to grieve for so many with so many for so much I went to the red rock mesas to sit on sacred grounds to breathe – everybody’s birthright to listen to be in the field of a wide-open embrace of the unbound love for… Read full article…

When the Light Gets In

When the Light Gets In

    “There is a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in.” ~ Leonard Cohen Here we are in a global pandemic. Not the first time as humans. Not the first immense shifting in life on our planet. Still, here we are. I’m wondering how you’re feeling. I’m curious how you’re finding your way.… Read full article…

Spaciousness

Spaciousness

In the midst of quarantines and closures within each of us lives a spaciousness ready and waiting to be found. You are as vast as a star. Mother Earth is showing us the instinctive power of healing in what looks like magic in the organic unfolding in just a few weeks: Regeneration on the land… Read full article…

Today I Saw a Butterfly

Today I Saw a Butterfly

Today I saw a butterfly her blue speckled wings glistened in the sunlight the magic of her metamorphosis danced around in the winds. She flew over the sagebrush and landed on red sandy soil resting awhile opening and closing her wings a silent rhythmic drumbeat sending wave after wave of the knowledge she holds about… Read full article…

Beyond the Fears

Beyond the Fears

Remembering What Lives Beyond the Fears With the escalation of fears, we often get lost in overwhelm and powerlessness, blaming and judging, and the survival mode patterns of fight or flight or freeze. While tending to physical health in our personal and collective lives, there is so much more to remember and claim about who… Read full article…

Living the Love

Living the Love

If we’re waiting for somebody else to change, to start loving or stop hating, we’re placing the power for change-making directly in their hands. Rendering ourselves powerless. Relinquishing our dreams. Love is our nature. Our genuine human nature. Claim the beauty and power of your own heart. Beginning here. In this moment. Even now. So many of us have… Read full article…

See in the Dark

See in the Dark

The New Moon this weekend invites us to touch the darkness. When there’s no moonlight, the countless stars and our galaxy, the expansive beauty and awe, are all the more available to our human eyes. In the deep darkness of the night skies, we can see so much life. Darkness is ready to be embraced. Not the… Read full article…

     
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