Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about God. The Beloved. All that is, and all that animates all that is. The One and The Way. The fragmented fullness of your path unfolding. The Living Map. Trust it.

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Are you wondering…”What is going on here?” “Who is this Uma Bode?” “What is she blogging about?” Well, allow me to answer your burning questions. (Okay, maybe burning is an overstatement.) WhoIsUmaBode? I’m this woman who lived her whole life dreaming big and living small. Hiding out. Afraid if you knew the real me, you wouldn’t like…

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I am moving rapidly but easily through layers that feel like gauze, but also like water. The light is shining and I see it above me through a kind of shimmering surface. Movement is effortless and more graceful than the ungainly paddle of arms and legs. My body and mind are synchronized; forward motion happens…

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To start with, I want to be clear. Very clear. About what spiritual is and is not to me, and what I do and do not mean or imply when I use this word. What you are about to read is a personal definition. I am not imposing it on you. But if you want…

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