Healing Self-Doubt

The following poem was written during an inspiring writing workshop with Yung Pueblo, the author of Lighter. One of the prompts he provided was write about victory – how you know your healing is true.  Earlier in the day during a mentoring session, the experience of self-doubt came up. This experience has become a theme inContinue reading “Healing Self-Doubt”

The Way of the Warrior-Healer

Audio of Poem Reading Healing is the way of the warrior – brave. fierce. intentional. It’s revolutionary to witness one’s inner world – to push open the rickety, old gates housing the forgotten, the harmed, the confused, the fearful; where one hears the cries of craving to be seen; where often those who enter trembleContinue reading “The Way of the Warrior-Healer”

Borrowing Joy Practice

Sometimes it can be difficult to feel or experience joy, especially when there is so much suffering in the world and perhaps in our lives. And yet, without joy our hearts can become malnourished. So how might we feast on joy when we may not even have a crumb? We borrow it! Just like weContinue reading “Borrowing Joy Practice”

Week of Awakening – December 2021

Click on image to download; for personal use only Welcome to the last Week of Awakening. As we bring 2021 to a close this month, we are called upon to reflect on the life we’ve led and the life we want to lead. We can do that by grounding ourselves in the present moment, tuningContinue reading “Week of Awakening – December 2021”

Week of Awakening – October 2021

images can be downloaded for personal use only This week’s theme is Self-Compassion as Self-Care. I had the honor of talking about this topic with a group of high school seniors. To those of us who are way past that age, how might your life have been different if this topic was shared with you atContinue reading “Week of Awakening – October 2021”

Week of Awakening – September 2021

All pictures can be downloaded for personal use only. This week’s theme is HEARTMIND. When we begin to wake up to our lives, to truly know who is living our lives, we awaken the heartmind. The heartmind is our essence, our true nature, our innate goodness. It manifests as our ability to show up as ourContinue reading “Week of Awakening – September 2021”

Week of Awakening – August 2021

All photos can be downloaded for personal use only. I have just returned from my annual family trip to Mount Desert Island in Maine, the home of the majestic Acadia National Park. My husband, kids and I have been camping here since 2008. Here’s a post from 2018 – The Mountains Are Calling where IContinue reading “Week of Awakening – August 2021”

Who is Dropping the Banana Peels?

A Wisdom Walk Insight On my wisdom walk this morning, I came upon this banana peel. Totally photo worthy because it was just like in a cartoon. I imagined myself walking mindlessly, stepping on it, flying into the air, and landing hard on the ground. Fortunately, I noticed it and walked around it. Of course,Continue reading “Who is Dropping the Banana Peels?”

Week of Awakening – June 2021

Click to View Kick Off Meditation via Instagram The Path of Heartfulness This week’s intention is to awaken the forgotten truth of our heart – that we are lovable, we are loving, and we are love. Heartfulness is simply being full of heart, being full of tenderness, warmth, kindness, care, LOVE. To walk the path ofContinue reading “Week of Awakening – June 2021”