The Minister and Sister Sinner

“Ah. I smiled. I’m not really here to keep you from freaking out. I’m here to be with you while you freak out, or grieve or laugh or suffer or sing. It is a ministry of presence. It is showing up with a loving heart.” ~ Kate Braestrup I remember sitting in a coffee shop twelve years […]

Things People Have Said To Me When They Found Out I Am Psychic

“To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow – this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert Things people have said to me when I told them I am a psychic: I don’t have a problem with it but you shouldn’t tell people or they might judge you. […]

The Best Blog Was The One I Didn’t Write!

“Have you ever seen the dawn? Not a dawn groggy with lack of sleep or hectic with mindless obligations and you about to rush off on an early adventure or business, but full of deep silence and absolute clarity of perception? A dawning which you truly observe, degree by degree. It is the most amazing […]

The Gift of a Quiet House, Away from People

“Have you ever heard the wonderful silence just before the dawn? Or the quiet and calm just as a storm ends? Or perhaps you know the silence when you haven’t the answer to a question you’ve been asked, or the hush of a country road at night, or the expectant pause of a room full […]

Letting Myself Cry…

“The cure for anything is salt water. Sweat, tears, or the ocean.” ~ Isak Dinesen   It’s been building up for a while. I do my best to manage it. I meditate twice daily. I ground myself. I sit in awareness and go gently when I need to. But it’s never enough…   All the […]

Acceptance – A Short Documentary about Owning Who You Are

“The things that make me different are the things that make me.”  ~ A.A. Milne “You are always welcome at my table.” ~ Nicole Cody   Last year I invited my friend Kerry Warnholtz to come spend some time with me as I prepared for and then ran my Chakra Wisdoms retreat. Kerry is a […]

Sitting with the Big Questions

“I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.” ~ Hermann Hesse   I still can’t see. I still can’t see except for a brief window each morning before exhaustion and overwhelm kick […]

Batman Or Iron Man? Which one are you?

“There are two types of people on planet Earth, Batman and Iron Man. Batman has a secret identity, right? So Bruce Wayne has to walk around every second of every day knowing that if somebody finds out his secret, his family is dead, his friends are dead, everyone he loves gets tortured to death by […]

The Strange Dream With The Even Stranger Twist

“Tis strange, – but true; for truth is always strange; Stranger than fiction: if it could be told, How much would novels gain by the exchange! How differently the world would men behold!” ~ George Gordon Byron, Don Juan   *Please note that I have changed the names below to protect the privacy of those involved. […]

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