Did the rose
Ever open its heart
And give to this world
It felt the encouragement of light
Against its Being.
We all remain
I have always found February to be a most difficult month. I was pondering the why of this as I was preparing this months newsletter....
We get so busy trying to be a certain way that we tend to forget what we essentially are at any given moment. We are alive. We are part of creation, we exist on one sacred breath. We are sacred. We are all one energy....
Seeds need the darkness to germinate. Before they can grow into food that nourishes us there is a time of quiet and stillness. This is much like the energy of the Winter solstice. Use this dark time as an opportunity to plant the metaphorical “seeds”...
The Uses of Sorrow
(In my sleep I dreamed this poem)
Someone I loved once gave me
a box full of darkness.
It took me years to understand
that this, too, was a gift.
Here we are, the last energy update of what has been a most incredibly...
Timing is a funny thing. You know that feeling when everything flows? Like a dam that has broken and allows you float effortlessly through your day week or years. The lights— all green, people—friendly! You make the bus or plane connection, have that perfect conversation...
Every time I sit to write this article I feel at odds. I suppose if that isn’t an indication of the energy afoot these days nothing is! Personally I feel the energy of this month could be soothing. The leaves are turning colours, the days...
O true lover,
with how much compassion,
with how much gentleness,
with how much delight,
with how much favour,
and with the extraordinary signs of love
you cure these wounds,
which with the same darts,
of this same love
you have caused!
-Theresa of Avila
Once, at a retreat in the dry Arizonan desert, I...
The metamorphosis of the butterfly and its transformation from crawling, to goo, into flight is the quintessential symbol of rebirth and change. We all have a wealth of experience in each of these phases yet our culture seems to only celebrate the end product, without...
We are standing at a threshold. One definition of threshold is the humble piece of wood or stone on the ground that separates the inner world from the outer in a house, it can represent shift from the past to the future, the old from...
“We see the world, not as it is, but as we are──or, as we are conditioned to see it.”
― Stephen R. Covey
How do we know what is true? How do we untangle the misinformation, out dated beliefs, systematic preferences and out right lies from the...