Hello friends, I was one of those kids who loved to be in the spotlight. Maybe it was because, as a pastor’s kid, I was born into the gaze of a large community, or maybe it’s just in my nature, but I took to my role on stage with gusto. The attention felt welcome, fueling […]Read more "My Self… Centered."
Greetings Dear Ones – In my line of work, illusions can get a bad rap. In the context of healing and coaching, I’m often questioning the stories that may be unconsciously ruling our lives. Our mind is constantly playing tricks on us – robbing us from the gifts of the past, aliveness of the present […]Read more "Magic-splaining"
Hi friends, Just wanted to drop in your inbox to remind you- There’s nothing about you that needs to be fixed. Seriously, there’s not one single part of you that showed up on this planet, or slowly became, defective. You are not fixed and you don’t need to be fixed. In my coaching practice the […]Read more "What Are You Fixing For?"
“Maybe they won’t like this newsletter. Someone may read it and think I’m too ‘out there,’ or don’t know what I’m talking about… or not sensitive to other people’s realities… or perhaps there will be grammatical or spelling errors… or I’ll mess something up and send it out with the wrong month written in the […]Read more "Falling Thoughts Ahead"
Welcome to March Dear Ones, Last weekend, I held up an old sweater of mine, considering whether it still “sparked joy” in me. Turns out, not so much. So I thanked the sweater for occasionally keeping me warm and for keeping my closet full, and placed it in the “to-go” pile along with several of […]Read more "KonMari’ing Our Souls"
Hello Loves – And Happy New Year to you! (A bit belated for the Gregorian calendar, but right on time for the Lunar Calendar, which begins anew today!) I had every intention of getting a January newsletter out – even had it half written a few days after NYD – but, so far anyway, 2019 is […]Read more "The Gall of It All"
(december’s newsletter for anyone that missed it while the site was down)Read more "advent of surprise"
dear friends, being overseas, mostly offline except for uploading some photos now and then – immersed in mama’s nature’s radiance and in relationship with so many beautiful, powerful souls, for an entire month was a sweet and rejuvenating respite. my time, in both indonesia and japan, was rich beyond measure, and i’m still integrating at […]Read more "pause, breathe, soften… love"
blessed equinox dear ones, the first twenty-one years of my life were lived in indiana and then massachusetts, where each year at this time, the foliage began an explosion of color and the air turned crisp like the apples. for the last twenty years, i’ve called the temperate, somewhat seasonless, climate of san francisco home, […]Read more "falling leaves, spaces left"
greetings friends, last week i went to see “won’t you be my neighbor?” a documentary about fred (mr.) rogers and his iconic television show that helped raise so many children in late twentieth century america. my inner child and i sat in the theatre remembering this man who was our television neighbor, ally, friend and […]Read more "these are the emotions in your neighborhood"