Tenderness. Self Acceptance. I hear myself whispering: let go. Can I open myself to the surprises of the new day? To the pink blooms on the camellia bush, the smile from my husband across the table, the smell of fresh baked banana bread. Can I be more open to what is in my life? […]
Welcome. Life is a sacred journey, but it doesn’t always feel that way. We can easily get lost in our daily demands and become disconnected from our spirit and source of inspiration. If you’re longing to connect more deeply with your Sacred self, and the Love that is at the core of your being, you’re in the right place. My work is about sharing the journey together, so that we can see the Divine nature shining through all of life, even in the difficult and ordinary moments.
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I am here in Palm Springs with my parents, who are both in their eighties. My father is extremely frail now and struggles daily just to eat, walk and sleep. My father is a man I feared as a teenager, learned to cook from as a young woman, and became friends with now in my […]
Pueblo Blessing Hold on to what is good, even if it’s a handful of earth. Hold on to what you believe, even if it’s a tree that stands by itself. Hold on to what you must do, even if it’s a long way from here. Hold on to your life, even if it’s easier to […]
The demands of my day, the breakfast dishes, and the time ticking all seem to be colliding this morning. I’m feeling rushed. Can time slow down? I once heard the best advice from someone I knew that practiced Tai Chi. He said, “When I am in a rush, I slow down.” I have tried this, and it really […]
In one of the final scenes in The Little Prince, by Antoine De Saint- Exupery (1943), the Little Prince meets a fox, and has a discussion with him about what it means to “have ties” and what it means to “tame” something. On his small planet, the Little Prince has two bushes and a rose. […]
Julian of Norwich (1342-1416), an English mystic, experienced and articulated the feminine aspects of God’s love. “The fullness of joy is to behold God in everything,” she said. I like folding our towels: the body towel, the hand towel, the washcloth. I fold them and stack them in a pile in the hallway closet. Here […]
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