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February 22, 2018

Poet Mary Oliver says, “ Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.” As best I can, I try to live this way, but while in Guatemala the past ten days, the astonishment goes to a whole new level, as time and time again I experienced my spirit awaken to love expressed g...

January 9, 2018

Today I'm writing nothing new under the sun and borrowing inspiration from Rachel Macy Stafford's book, Only Love Today:  Reminders to Breathe More, Stress Less, and Choose Love.  She shares the importance learning to wait a moment and when to seize a moment:

Wait...

November 30, 2017

Today was ordinary.  Doug got up earlier than me to make coffee, thankfully, or I would still be in bed.  I don’t get up until the aroma wafts into my dreams.  I took my dog for a run on our usual route, snapped pictures of the grassy, golden hills and early morning su...

June 2, 2017

Most days, I try and take the time to pray in my office before meeting with my clients.  I believe space heals, and the more my heart is at rest, the greater help I can be to others on their healing journey.  This morning I found this prayer by Marianne Williamson that...

March 24, 2017

Almost, without exception, the most beautiful people I have met are the ones who suffer triumphantly.  Pummeled by unbearable pain, they have every reason to give up and sit in the rubble of their despair, but something in them compels them to rise up and take the next...

March 14, 2017

"You will learn a lot from yourself if you stretch in the direction of goodness, of bigness, of kindness, of forgiveness, of emotional bravery. "  Cheryl Strayed

PERFECTIONISM KEEPS US SMALL

Perfectionism keeps us small and scared and gets in the way of kindness, forgive...

November 4, 2016

I love poetry.  Most of the time I don't understand it, but I am intrigued with how words are strung together creatively and thoughtfully. I could get lost for days exploring the website Etsy, which sells handmade vintage items that are unique and fun.  While exploring...

October 30, 2016

“In the greatest confusion, there is still an open channel to the soul.  It may be difficult to find because by mid-life it is overgrown…But the channel is always there, and it is our business to keep it open, to have access to the deepest parts of ourselves.”  Saul Be...

October 17, 2016

“How wonderful yellow is.  It stands for the sun.”  Van Gogh

Yellow has been my favourite colour for as long as I can remember.  My grandma had a yellow car and a yellow house, a burst of colour matching her vibrant personality.  She sparkled, bright and sunny and...