into the ether

into the ether

in my recent past, I had these seven years of my life that seemed to disappear into the ether. during that time I met and helped to raise a wonderful 4-year-old boy, and his 7-year-old sister. Last month my step daughter turned 16. I was with them for seven...
the power of renewal

the power of renewal

to allow ourselves to touch and be touched creates powerful stories and connection. when i’m talking about touch, i’m talking about multiple definitions… when i allow my soul to be touched, i am consciously allowing myself to be vulnerable to all of...
“the heart is our gill…”

“the heart is our gill…”

I am incredibly grateful this journey of mine here on earth continues to be such a transformational experience. I am grateful to be continually led to reading exactly what I need to read and to listen deeply for truth. I am grateful to ask for the teachings I need, to...
we need the stillness from which all things grow

we need the stillness from which all things grow

I am awed and humbled by the writing of Mark Nepo. Thank you for being in this world and showing me such beauty and grace and suffering and soul. “Now years have passed, and I wait long hours in the sun to see the birch fall of its own weight into the lake. How...
or, I can rise…

or, I can rise…

i’ve learned that I can only rise to the level of where I’m willing to do the same work on (and for) myself. I will be as successful as the top five people I hang out with in my life. If I do not commit to continued growth and learning, every doggone day...