Archive | Energies

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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4 steps to cope with flying monkey energies

Yikes! It’s wild out there. You are tied to news feeds and social media. You are overwhelmed. You have been bombarded by massive amounts of incoming. It’s confusing. It’s painful. It’s scary. You often groan before you’re even dressed for the day. You have been walloped by a tidal wave of distressing energies. Let’s consider these […]

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Bad Merlins

Years ago, hunkered down in a heavy conversation with a one-time friend about our spiritual peregrinations, we shared stories about making sense of uneasy and disconcerting experiences with some of our spiritual teachers. My friend called them “Bad Merlins” and the name has stuck. I have had teachers where we were not the best of […]

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Fear has made us crazy

Recent events in Minnesota, Louisiana and Texas have brought blood shed, once again, to our front doors. Our country is divided by skin color, religions, political affiliations, bank accounts, education, ethnicity, opportunities, and neighborhoods. So is our world. This violence is very painful — and scary, too. It reflects too much fear. And fear, like […]

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