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 […]
We are all so very human. We get waylaid, distracted, redirected and weary….oh so, weary. And all that coming and going, backing and forthing can take us further away from ourselves. Are you a little lost? Have you forgotten you or misplaced your soul? Here’s some wisdom from Vaclav Havel to help you to refind […]
Hi Lovies, This makes me laugh out loud every time I see it. Hope this brings a smile as we do the countdown for the blast-off of the holidays. Much love to all.
Like many, these post-election days find me stunned, heartbroken and nursing a huge emotional hangover. I feel clobbered by the reality of what is and queasy at trying to making sense of our new, rapidly-changing world. How could this be? How do hate and fear win? I feel like we have stepped back into a […]
I woke up this morning in a knot of agitation. I was practicing deep breathing in my bathroom mirror before I even left the house. Now, this is not the norm for me. But, hey, our world is literally and figuratively tilted on its axis. Whether we like or not, the times are changing. And […]
I love Rob Brezny’s take on life. He is soulful, radical, playful, rowdy and, quite simply, a wordsmith who can light you up. He is inspiration from the word go. Rob Brezny makes me smile and glad to be human and oh-so hopeful. During these days of accelerated times, mind-boggling news cycles, sensory overload, caffeinated […]
I love research professor and scholar Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW, for all of her important and excellent work around vulnerability, shame, and perfectionism. She is smart, funny, a great presenter (check out her TED talk) and a fellow Texan, but this small quote, attributed to Brown, bugs me: “Hope is a function of struggle.” ~Brené […]
This fabulous essay is by Jungian analyst, writer, curandera (healer), cantadora (story teller),Clarissa Pinkola Estes, who reaffirms and reminds us of our best selves. She speaks of our soul work that is so greatly needed in these tricky times. Dr. Estes is well-known for her run-away bestseller, Women who Run with the Wolves. You Were Made For This By Clarissa Pinkola Estes My friends, do […]