My dad is an amateur musician. He started playing the guitar when he was 14 years old, playing along with the Kingston Trio, learning finger picking from Peter Paul and Mary, taking bluegrass classes from the guy up the street, and quietly swearing through Bach. By the time I came along, he was an accomplished […]
Artwork by Paige Bradley, titled Expansion. Bronze and electricity. This week I have had three networking meetings. Stacey is a public speaker/ brand maven, Rachel is a life coach/yoga teacher, and Jeff, a business owner/audiovisual tech. What they all had in common was a life transformation. As I listened, I noticed a thematic arc to […]
When I find that I’m stuck suffering over my suffering, I will ask if I’m being selfish, or isolating or holding on.
Trauma is personal. It can be anything. It doesn’t have to be as dramatic as others’. It’s how it affects YOU.
When the junk is oozing like sticky tar out of its deep hidey-hole I take it to the mat.
“Imagine all the people, living life in peace” – John Lennon I feel like there is a movement within American culture that seeks to control and shape the society. This movement has created a whole segment of people who are suffering from a sense of false enlightenment. I say “false” because this form of enlightenment […]
You satisfy my soul (satisfy my soul)Every little action (satisfy my soul)There’s a reaction (satisfy my soul)Oh, can’t you see what you’ve done for me, oh, yeahI am happy inside all, all of the time Bob Marley We talk about the soul often “satisfy my soul”, “soul searching”, ‘”soulmate” but what exactly is it? What […]
“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord. “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55:8-9 About 4 years ago I hit a wall in my relationship with my God. I felt like there was something between […]
“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies out growth and our freedom.” Victor Frankl My friend was pulling out of the driveway with her son in the car. Her sweet husband was in the yard and noticed that the dog […]
…Discomfort means nothing to me as long as I can see that the experience will take me to a new level. Diana Nyad “Are you uncomfortable yet?” the yoga instructor asked. Sweat rolled into my eyes, right leg burning, shoulders screaming. Yes. Yes, I am uncomfortable. He told us that there is a difference between […]