Posts in category "personal growth"

New Clarity on My Work as a Soul Nurturer—My Insides Churning with Excitement

First of all, it is still so strange to me that I now blog about my inner shifts, heart’s desires and soul truths that used to remain hidden away in my own personal journals. I honestly cannot thank enough those who cross my path in a myriad of ways for allowing, encouraging and inviting me... Read more »

Live Like You're Dying—We are ALL Terminal

Recently I have been thinking a lot about life and death, but mainly life. The truth is, no matter how much we may resist the notion, we are all terminal. And if we really let this sink in… And if we really contemplate this for more than a few seconds here and there… And if... Read more »

Intuition, Us, Our Children—How to Make Tuning In a Priority

Because we are blended beings—both body and soul—we have been blessed with an ongoing, user-friendly, and trustworthy gift. Knowledge of an inner compass, and as important, permission to use it daily for both big and small decisions is perhaps the most powerful tool that we can offer our children. Even as young babes rocking in... Read more »
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Time to Think for Ourselves: Sift Through ALL of It

It is not too often touted that it is okay to doubt what we have been taught to believe. And yet… Doubt it? From my perspective, it is imperative that we do a lot more than simply doubt. Instead, if we truly desire freedom from the invisible chains that bind us, we must get really... Read more »

Man Arrested Who Stole Our Car: Surprising Irony

Well, the man who stole our car in late July was arrested recently for stealing another car that was found sitting in front of his house. Turns out, fingerprints link him to our stolen car, as well. While this may sound like good news, and in some ways it is—another thief off the streets—in many... Read more »

Soul to Soul Circles: Who, What and Why So Important for All Ages

There is something within each of us that waits and listens for the sound of the genuine in the other… and in ourselves. ~Howard Thurman For over seven years now I have been offering Soul to Soul Circles primarily in my home. And with each passing year, I understand more and more what a powerful... Read more »
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From Role to Soul—No Path—Simply, I AM

Well, what’s been percolating inside for years—a lifetime (lifetimes, whatever)—seems to be gushing forth and outward after a summer of some pretty deep introspection. Good times, some might say;) But truly for me, as many of you know, reflection equals good times, indeed. Especially when it stems from my own life experiences rather than the... Read more »

Baseball, A Broken Wrist, and 10 Things to Consider

As they say, timing is everything. And, as they say in certain sports, it’s all in the wrist… My twelve year old son broke his wrist last weekend at a hoops tournament, four weeks almost to the minute of his dream to play baseball with his travel team for a six day extravaganza at Cooperstown,... Read more »

A New Friend, A Powerful Exchange, and The Systems of Privilege

I just returned home from a meeting with a new friend. She reached out to me to learn more about my work as a soul nurturer. Turns out, it was a mutually powerful exchange of ideas and energy. I drove home with this blog inside of me. It has actually been coalescing for days, months... Read more »
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List of Preferences—I Choose This OVER That—How about You?

As a forty-two year old woman, I have been contemplating ME a lot recently. You never know, but I am most likely nearly at the halfway point of this beautiful incarnation as Annie Burnside, and I want to make sure that I give this gal the opportunity to lead a life of free choice—a life... Read more »