Someone Like You

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   Do you remember waking up very early each morning as a wee child with a sunny smile uplifting your little face; your heart radiating the celebration of being alive in a body? Those are some of the most exciting and exhilarating feelings we can experience… the joy of being alive.     As children we […]

Growing Wings

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“A story only matters, I suspect, to the extent that the people in the story change.” ~ Neil Gaiman,    Just before a caterpillar spins its cozy cocoon, it enjoys life to the hilt as a spongy little critter devouring everything in sight; growing plumper and more fulfilled with every gulp; celebrating its peak period as […]

BIG TALK

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    When you put a voice to your soul all inadequacy melts away     One of my favorite things in life is looking into the beauty of each soul to discover a world unknown that is pure magic and intrigue. The worst feeling in life may be meeting people who have no interest in who […]

The Art of Balance

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  A calm and balanced mind is strong and productive; a hurried and agitated mind is weak and destructive.     The art of balancing stones is very similar to how we balance life.  In deep  contemplation, feeling into all aspects of self, merging with the in breath and out breath, noticing how your life force touches your […]

A Life Without Regret

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Awareness and ecstasy  are one in the same    There is a story of a young gardener who awoke at 3:30 a.m. to make the long trek to his masters estate each morning. On the way he would stop by a vast rushing river, sit on a rock and watch the sun rise before he […]

When All Seems Lost

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     “Open different doors and you may find a YOU, you never knew was yours.” Mary Poppins    The bitter cold pierced through my clothing like a knife as I trudged against a fierce winter wind that seemed gleeful in its victory over my forward movement. With each forced step I  contemplated a long […]

Dive into the Unknown

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“Courage is mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” Mark Twain    My 20 year old nephew left for Taiwan this week to teach English and learn Mandarin for one year. We went for a farewell hike and I asked him what he was looking forward to most. He thought about it for a while […]

The Light of Summer

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     “Within you is the light of a thousand suns.” ~ Robert Adams    Have you ever noticed you require less sleep and have more energy in the summer? Your body is running on more light, energizing you in a different way. Have you ever noticed you are happier and healthier during summer? Do you feel […]

The Power of One

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Deep within, we all love each other …irrevocably      Once upon a time there lived a family of happy playful bubbles who giggled and played together all day, and hugged and cuddled together all night. They fit together so perfectly, the closer they got the more they became ONE.    Everything was splendid in […]