Let’s talk dueling polarities

Mother Earth is home of the universal push/pull of life and death, creation and destruction. We see these polarities reflected in abundance vs. poverty, greed vs. hunger, abuse vs. respect, birth vs. death, sacred vs. profane, soulful vs. soul loss, and in all conflicts, fights, and struggles. All of these tugs-of-war are representative of the […]

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13 Everyday Ways to Help Prevent Suicide

Monday, September 10, 2018 is World Suicide Prevention Day, where we focus our attention and energies on the rampant global epidemic of suicide and consider ways to end this pernicious, deep sorrow. From my research, I would say everyone has been impacted by suicide. Be it their own abstract thoughts, a school rocked with grief […]

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Yes, it does get better

Life is ever-changing, especially in these accelerated and, frequently, turbulent times. Go gently, dear ones. We are all in process, one step at a time. There are a number of nodal points in each of our lives, when the struggle of the chrysalis breaks open to freedom and flight. We soar, we fly, we see […]

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Life lessons from dance class

In the middle of a spate of nor’easters, I began taking beginners ballroom dance lessons at a church hall around the corner from my home. I am no spring chicken and have little dance experience save the exuberant moves I make on the dance floor while gleefully singing along with the music. If you were […]

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