The desire to let go with love.

Lately, my days have been starting early. While I would prefer to note that I am welcoming the day with a quiet receptivity of what’s to come, that is not the case. I have been waking with a familiar ache…

Sweet Cycles of Life

The cycles of life can be experienced in so many forms–Through a breath, the moon, a season, or simply by the Earth’s daily orbit around the sun. Some of these cycles go unnoticed, and others have our full attention. I…

The mirror the friend holds reveals a beauty. A kind picture, a bountiful presence. Held by the polestar a heart of lights twinkle. In the arms of the beloved a reflection becomes more clear. Lines of laughter expressions of authentic…

How Spirit Moves

When do you work through your pain with vigor, recognizing it as a stagnancy that needs to be pushed? And when do you soften completely to the malady that needs tender loving care? Is the pain we experience in the…

On forgiveness. On surrender. On transparency.

Here I am in a super tender moment. And a choice. Should I write about it? And what is it about? Will the act of writing, or the intention of sharing bring harmony to my temporary state? The ideas: On…

Witnessing the Dance of Shiva

Witnessing the Dance of Shiva Nataraja. Lord Shiva has been showing up in my life lately. His energy is felt all around and within me: perhaps telling me a great story, as all of the Hindu gods and mythological figures…

Radically Human

As seen in Elephant Journal, 3/2013 Recently, I have been working with the great acceptance of being human. And then my dear friend, Jade Beall felt I was human enough to make me a post-card symbol for this affirmation. And…

On singing and freedom

If you want to sing out, sing out. If you want to be free, be free……. Cat Stevens My daughter, Ruka started shouting today while we were out in public. First at the post office, and then she continued on…

One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light but by making the darkness conscious. -C.G. Jung  Five days from start to finish with space, quality time, and adventure as intentions took me on a journey to New Mexico…

I am a sensitive person. It may be karma, a blueprint laid from my stars and ancestors, or the experiences of the time and people and places. I am an emotional person. And I have great capacity to feel. Dating…