Tag: Life on Earth

My words on Elephant Journal: My mom was bipolar. Two weeks before she died, I learned how to love her.

What can we learn from mental illness? Our own or that of one we love? The lessons are as varied as they are personal. I learned so much, but nothing…
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You were the bad guy.

We all want to be “highly evolved souls.” It’s empowering to recall our past lives as High Priestesses or Monks or Medicine Men or Shamans. Those of us who have…
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So much to learn in the not knowing

For so many people I know, this Spring is a time of change. In a big way. It's like the Universe gathered us all together on a massive oriental rug,…
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The Parable of the Pine

On the day of the completion of her studies to become a physician, a young woman was called to meet with the elders of the village. “In honor of your…
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A little positive word-of-mouth

I have this thing that I do. It makes people smile so I'm going to let you in on it. Every time I hear a friend or acquaintance say something…
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