Gratitude lists have always been difficult for me. Not because I don’t feel gratitude for many things, but because they don’t always convey the BIG picture. The big picture is that we can be grateful for the good moments and the challenging moments. Looking at how our moments have transformed us cultivates a deeper appreciation and more clarity. That is something for which I am […]
Radical discontinuity. Disruption. Drastic change. They all pull us from our unconscious daily grind, into awareness. Interruptions make us look up from our mindless meandering. They make us notice. Disruption becomes a tool for awakening.
We’re not Jewish. We don’t belong to any church. But Sabbath keeping has become a sort of temple-making where we find repose in God. This is how our non-Jewish, non-religious family keeps the Sabbath to create sanctuary and renew our spirit.
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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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 […]
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. […]
Having a sense of place grounds us. It keeps us rooted as we sprout out in the world. Describe the places you are from.
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 […]
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.