And The Tree Spoke: Nature as Healer {Scene & Story}

And The Tree Spoke: Nature as Healer {Scene & Story}

These trees speak to me and call me by name. They are my medicine. My church. Among the trees, I commune with the Divine.
Nature is a Healer. It is our birthright to follow the medicine that calls to your soul.

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Welcome Beautiful Soul :: An Introduction – Writing to Heal, Sacred Self-Care, and Healing Stories

Welcome Beautiful Soul :: An Introduction – Writing to Heal, Sacred Self-Care, and Healing Stories

Welcome beautiful soul. I made this for you:: Here are my best tips on Writing to Heal, creating a practice of Sacred Self-Care, and personal stories for healing + spiritual growth.

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A New Year’s Eve Journaling Exercise for Healing and Growth

A New Year’s Eve Journaling Exercise for Healing and Growth

The year ends on the tail of a new moon offering us a beautiful space for self-reflection.  I recently stayed at a sea-side cottage in coastal Maine where I could see the tide recede from the shoreline each afternoon.  There’s an emptiness, a receding-ness, about the new moon energy too. It’s the same energy that supports us as we release negativity and all things that […]

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Birthday Gratitude:: 39 Things I’m Grateful For

Birthday Gratitude:: 39 Things I’m Grateful For

39 things I’m grateful for on my 39th birthday Because gratitude is a message to the universe that we are ready accept, expand, live.  1. A partner who loves me, mind, body, and spirit. 2. A daughter who has taught me more about joy, beauty, goodness, and truth than other person on earth. 3. Protection from God’s angels. 4. Poetry. Not just poems, not just words. […]

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Writing Prompt: The places I am from

Writing Prompt: The places I am from

Having a sense of place grounds us. It keeps us rooted as we sprout out in the world. Describe the places you are from.

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The Joy of Being & Making Humans (Poetry Book Review:: Calenday)

The Joy of Being & Making Humans (Poetry Book Review:: Calenday)

I read these poems over and over as my two-year-old daughter jumps on my back, bouncing – riding me like a horse. I can feel the absurdity of trying to read poetry as she nays behind me and sprinkles fairy dust on my head. Then I finally give in when she pulls at my hair and I’ve had enough and I turn to look at […]

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Writing Prompt: This is my peace

Writing Prompt: This is my peace

Peace is a state of mind and a spiritual achievement. Look beyond your struggles to contemplate what peace would feel like in your life. Then write to define – and create – your version of peace.

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An Eternal Poem: Time as Healer

An Eternal Poem: Time as Healer

What are we to do with each other’s pain? I’m already dancing in a different skin and I’m not sure I know how to write a healing poem. Only that it begins with an open heart. Poetry is not so much like prose – where word count and time matters. Sometimes the words sputter out in three-quarter time – they waltz into the center of […]

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Writing Prompt: I return this to you

Writing Prompt: I return this to you

You have the power to discard and reject the lies that have been spoken over you. You can say, this is not my pain; this is not my fear; this shame is not mine. Declare what doesn’t serve you and send it back to it’s source.

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A Poem in Response to the World

A Poem in Response to the World

Can I respond to the whole wide world

with one poem?

with just one word?

one soul?

In fact, is it only one that can.

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