“Today, give yourself permission to rest.” Adele Ryan McDowell, Ph.D.
We would all agree that the world is fast, frenzied, and chock-a-block with sensory stimuli, challenges, and change. Where is terra firma, we might ask as we bend on our knees, take deep breaths, and straddle that big balancing board called life. We attempt to stay upright, but life does life. We can find ourselves […]
This made me laugh. Click on the photo to get a bigger, better cartoon. Many thanks to Rick from Holy Mole cartoons (https://www.facebook.com/holymolecartoon) sharing this great one with us.
We are rapidly moving forward with ping-ponging planetary activity. Our world course is hurtling towards a new consciousness. These shifts, changes, and transformations on both the micro and macro levels have not always come easily. Change can sometimes feel counter-intuitive, wrongly timed, unasked for, and just plain bothersome. “Really, me, you want me to do […]
Is your heart in your hand? Are you feeling a tad blue? Are you alone, disenfranchised, and disconnected? Maybe, you have an ex or two piled up like firewood in the corner of your mind? Is romance relegated to novels? Are you yearning for some spontaneous romp and play…the way it was in your dreams, […]
The Dalai Lama has said, “Kindness is my only religion.” This is my kind of church. The word religion comes from the Latin religio, which means “to bind.” This suggests that if our religion is, indeed, kindness, then we are bound and connected to one another through loving, caring hearts. How wonderfully high-vibratory is this? […]
There is no right or wrong way to pray. Prayer is unique and idiosyncratic because prayer is predicated on our very human, one-to-one relationship with the divine. And, as we all well know, relationships may have similar patterns but they are forever individual. Prayer is certainly a common phenomenon. From the beginning of time, humankind […]
Happy Chinese New Year. It is the Year of the Horse. I expect we all will be galloping forward in 2014. We, also, have a powerful new moon, which offers cosmic support and good juju for creating anew. If you are someone who is into intentions or, in my language, crystallizing your thoughts into how and where you […]
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 […]
Are you too tired… too stressed …too everything? Are you filipendulous (hanging by a thread)? Do you frequently want to curl into a fetal position from overwhelm? Welcome to 2014, where the pace will be quicker. Y-e-s, quicker, so, hold on, lovies. Here are a few tips to help you through the quickening: 1. Be […]