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 […]
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 […]
Can I respond to the whole wide world
with one poem?
with just one word?
In fact, is it only one that can.
I’ve tried over and over to recreate the type of environment that is conducive to listening. Whether it’s listening for the voice of a spirit guide, the voice of my own intuition, or the voice of God – there is a need for stripping away the excess noise in order to really hear. Answers emerge in silence and wide-open spaces: in open fields or in […]
Welcome to a Winter Solstice Meditation.
This moment is yours.
Create space for reflection, for healing, for gratitude, for letting go on this, the longest night of the year.
This audio is a simple writing meditation you can practice to honor the darkness of the Winter Solstice and welcome the coming light.