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The Numinosity of Love

Posted on Thursday, March 12th, 2020 at 2:34 pm.

When we get caught, there is a reason I am caught. Watching, I wait. Will they get together? How does this keep happening? They love each other. Please. This is the power of love. I have been caught before. This time it is with Anne with an E. After 27 1/2 episodes of misses and frustration,…   Read more »

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When Love Isn’t Enough

Posted on Friday, December 27th, 2019 at 12:14 pm.

The betrayal of addiction in relationships First published in P.S. I Love You, a Medium.com publication on December 23rd, 2019.    Thank you for reaching out and letting me know you are doing well. I appreciate your apology. When I read your message, pain erupted through me. What happened between us in the past was…   Read more »

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The Magic of Living and the Limitations of Will Power

Posted on Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 at 10:33 am.

Although I was on the journey to find my health, the journey itself was the teacher. Health was the outcome. What emerged for me was a new understanding of how the world works.

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Mastery = Vision + Will + Trust + Release

Posted on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 at 9:57 am.

Originally published September 20th, 2019 in Medium.com’s Change Your Mind, Change Your Life. We are manifesting beings capable of mastery I imagine being a huge eagle, soaring, almost effortless, catching the currents of wind, playing, trusting the currents. My wings are spread wide. The breeze is cool. I twist and turn and glide, enjoying my…   Read more »

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My Perfect Life

Posted on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 at 9:59 am.

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had this idea of a perfect life. Maybe because as a child, teenager and young adult, I felt forsaken by God, I felt trapped in my actual life. I didn’t know how to get from the life I had to the untarnished and perfect life I wanted.

Are You Swimming Upstream Or Following Your Bliss?

Posted on Friday, August 23rd, 2019 at 2:19 pm.

Follow your bliss. The message zagged through my brain with the charge and sizzle of a lightning bolt. In one moment, my world reorganized. I had been slogging through some work I wasn’t well suited for, feeling miserable and wondering how I would manage to both be productive and feel happy. Follow your bliss. Find…   Read more »

Learning to Love All of Me

Posted on Monday, July 15th, 2019 at 3:08 pm.

For me, healing has often involved sending love from the current now reality back to aspects of myself in the past that had suffered. We do grow. Our lives do change. We do have different chapters.

Twin Seed

Posted on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 1:51 pm.

It was as if a light shone upon the passage between my younger self, and the self I am today. The other day I met a young man, the son of a friend. He was open. We talked. About his struggles. His desires. His journey.  How he could address some of this and find greater…   Read more »

My Sense of Home

Posted on Saturday, December 27th, 2014 at 6:11 pm.

My much-loved husband nearly died three weeks ago. When I imagine my life without him, I realize that there is no place to go, nothing to do that could feel okay. I feel homeless, lost and adrift. What is home, but a tender heart we connect with? What is home other than acceptance and love? What…   Read more »

The Balance of Peace and Growth

Posted on Thursday, March 13th, 2014 at 4:50 pm.

Although much of my life revolves around a daily routine of work, like all of us, I find myself bombarded with sensations and images, thoughts and feelings – and often caught between delight and distress. One moment I find myself in a clear beautiful sunny day after a rain, water droplets pooling on leaves and…   Read more »

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