I just realized the amount of anxiety and fear I live with every day is an opportunity. An opportunity for self-awareness. That is the main thing. Self-awareness. After that, you may or may not really need to do any kind of fancy process to digest or process or transform your fear. Once you are AWARE,…

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There is so much to be said for cycles. For knowing that there are cycles. For knowing that the pain always subsides, eventually. So, today, none of the darkness has manacled me. Skies are blue with cooling autumn weather ahead. Potential is here. Love is present. I’ve been reflecting lately on how powerful it can…

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Waking up today I didn’t feel like I weighed a thousand pounds. Instead, I felt energy slowly returning to my body and heart. The love and the light are finding their way into me. Rejuvenating me. Being willing to walk through the darkness and grief and anger and sadness, into it fully, to wait there…

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Today is another day. Sometimes when I wake up, I am grateful to be alive. Excited for what will come in the hours ahead. Other times (like this morning), I lie in the gray light and wonder why I feel like I weigh 1,000 pounds. I’ve made a commitment (to myself) to write honestly about…

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For some reason I don’t exactly understand, and in no particular order, I feel compelled to write and share these facts about myself. I am a: photographic artist writer visionary healer horse rider dog trainer closet designer botanist tarot reader web-mistress & wanna-be internet-marketing-mistress teacher chef gardener plant ecologist animal lover baker traveler spiritual warrior…

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Yesterday, August 23, 2018, right around 6 PM EST, one of the most wonderful dogs ever born left this world. Jake came to me in summer 2003, just over 15 years ago, after my dad died of cancer and my dog, Buddy, was hit by a car and killed that same night. The grief of…

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UPDATE April 17, 2020: I wrote this a few years ago, after a very difficult time for me, that some of you may have witnessed. It is sitting here in my blog as a “private” post which means (I think) that no one can see it except for me. I am going to make it…

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I have no poems of light. I have only poems of surrendering to darkness. This world tells us “fight the darkness.” But I have a different message. Surrender to suffering and allow your journey to REALLY begin. Drop “affirmation” and “attraction” into the trash can. Trust the Path, live the life you’ve got. No matter…

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