It Will be Fantastic Because It Will be Together

How are you doing in these dark times? I feel deeply the heaviness, sorrow, and angst of this season, and often want to just stay in bed. Know what I mean? That's why I believe it's SO important than ever to remind you: YOU are FABULOUS! Just the fact you've made it through 8+ months … Continue reading It Will be Fantastic Because It Will be Together

Celebrating Life: The 12th Anniversary of the Day I Should Have Died

Today is my 12th rebirth day; as on 11/10/08 I should have died after a nightmarish chain of events led to me plummeting 30 feet off a cliff, headfirst onto a boulder. While I'm always hesitant to share this, "don't be boastful" says a voice in my head, I decided to anyway. ūüôā Aside from "12" … Continue reading Celebrating Life: The 12th Anniversary of the Day I Should Have Died

Blog Move, News, & 3 Beautiful Gifts of Christianity to Humanity

Beautiful People, I'm SO excited. Not only did the press release for my self-published memoir go out yesterday (you can check the book out here: https://amzn.to/342nhIC), I just started school to get a Doctorate in Spiritual Formation to become a life coach! So, between the book coming out, my future in life coaching, and ongoing … Continue reading Blog Move, News, & 3 Beautiful Gifts of Christianity to Humanity

Shalom: A Vision of Justice That Gives Life, Liberty, and Love

What is justice? Like real, life-giving, healing, and unity-building justice? Recently, "No justice, no peace" is one of the sayings going around in the peaceful demonstrations and posts. I don't know about you, but justice as punishment, finger-pointing, and shame (go to forms), has never helped¬†me. Quite the opposite, actually. I think of my 15-year … Continue reading Shalom: A Vision of Justice That Gives Life, Liberty, and Love

What Gives You Meaning and Purpose in Life?

When life, or the world, gets crazy, what keeps you centered, hopeful, and Loving? I could be wrong, but it seems to me¬†we're like satellites, and without something Big, Bold, Beautiful, and Beyond our small selves to orbit around, we go careening off into space or crash into the ground like a satellite¬†that's lost its … Continue reading What Gives You Meaning and Purpose in Life?

Slaying Our Demons with Understanding and Kindness

You know how in our era of rationality and logic it's easy to dismiss those who freely and fully believe(d) in angels and demons as "simple"? I wonder if they might be the wise ones! Whether literal or not, isn't there something demonic about the pull and power of excessive, repetitive, or controlling Want, Wealth, … Continue reading Slaying Our Demons with Understanding and Kindness

A Love Letter to You

There's a light inside you that's you that can't go out. There's a kindness within you as warm as the sun. Wholeness and wellness are more intrinsic to you than your first and last names. An original goodness animates you from the inside out.¬†Your radiant, inborn beauty shines brighter than stars. The flames of the … Continue reading A Love Letter to You

Being a Wounded Healer

These scars from my belly tubes, four insertions to drain my lungs when they were full of infection, and a tracheotomy are sacred reminders to me of how when we're too weak to eat, others can feed us, when we're too sick or injured to move, others can take good care of us, when we're … Continue reading Being a Wounded Healer

Remembering & Returning to the Bliss, Peace, and Fulfillment that’s Always Within Us

What aids you during the storms of life? ¬†When I was going through my second divorce and life felt like a chaotic mess, I found peace on my mat. ¬†While I was single and "alone", but didn't want to be, I felt Love all around me in yoga. ¬†During the scary unknowingness of navigating a … Continue reading Remembering & Returning to the Bliss, Peace, and Fulfillment that’s Always Within Us

“God”, a Word for That Which is Beyond Words

The first time I heard someone say our words and titles for "God" are really just metaphors I was a bit taken aback. ¬†Yet, the more I ponder, practice, and experience, the more I find this to be True and helpful. ¬†After all, as Augustine said,¬†"If you comprehend it, it is not God." ¬†The Divine, … Continue reading “God”, a Word for That Which is Beyond Words