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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The light that shines behind

Today, we celebrate the Super Moon eclipse of the sun. Spiritually, emotionally, mentally, and physically, it is a day of reset. It is a day of reflection and planning, of…
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The universal unconscious, divine inspiration, and how our future may be written in our past.

As part of the Shift that so many have been heralding, there are currently many ideas and understandings re-emerging in our consciousness. Where do these understandings come from? Divine inspiration,…
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My own words to live by.

I've been thinking a lot about the me of 20 years ago — about who I was then, and, sure, about how the me of now has developed from her.…
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The Way of the Soul, Version Pre-K.

The other day, in the early morning, my five year old snuggled up on my lap with her blanky and her stuffed fox and her sleepytime hair. She was crying.…
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