Posts tagged "spirituality"

Spirituality 101: 3 Things to Work on Right Now

We are having a blast in my Soul to Soul Circles this winter! Spirituality can seem daunting to many people, but in reality, it is simply an expanded lens through which we view life experiences. People often ask me both how to get started down this path, as well as what are some ideas for... Read more »

The Veil is Thin: Create a Relationship with "Dead" People

The Veil is Thin: Create a Relationship with "Dead" People
Well, a Happy Monday morning to ya! Don’t want to scare readers off right away with this title, but I do actually mean exactly what the title suggests here. After writing the “Create a Relationship with Your Body” blog last week, it came to me that this would be my next offering in the blogosphere... Read more »

Facebook: My Girls and Me—An Unexpected Gift

Facebook: My Girls and Me—An Unexpected Gift
My two teenage daughters (ages fourteen and three weeks shy of sixteen) and I, like most mothers and daughters, share much within the daily familial spectrum. For us, beyond the obvious role of parent/child, due to an openness and a conscious desire to see each other full-on in all of our giddy, emotional glory, our... Read more »
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The Dalai Lama - "The World Will Be Saved By the Western Woman"

The Dalai Lama - "The World Will Be Saved By the Western Woman"
The above quote by the Dalai Lama really got me thinking. What exactly did he mean by his intuitive assessment of the role of western women in the upliftment of our world? As I sat quietly contemplating his offering, I began to feel the truth of its meaning… In the work that I do as... Read more »

Jackhammer Man and Me

Jackhammer Man and Me
Recently I had the honor of observing and sharing a moment with the man with a jackhammer. It was a picture perfect afternoon, and after a morning of work and house busyness, I took off on my bike along Lake Michigan to walk one of my favorite beaches in Chicago (Rogers Park area, for you... Read more »

Butterflies: The Boy and the Butterfly and YOU

Butterflies: The Boy and the Butterfly and YOU
As butterfly season is thankfully upon us, it feels appropriate to share the parable of the boy and the butterfly as a reminder to allow others their own work in regard to their personal transformation. While I am not sure where this story originated, a beautiful gal in my Soul to Soul Circle reminds us... Read more »
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Ram Dass and the Lady with the Fruit Hat

Ram Dass and the Lady with the Fruit Hat
I was on a radio show recently, a wonderful two hour stint on Sacred Space out of Canada, and the host, George Rideout, shared the true story of an occurrence at a Ram Dass lecture. For those of you who may not be familiar, Ram Dass was a Harvard psychologist and psychedelic explorer who became... Read more »

A Self-Love Kit: 17 Points to Assist in Depression/Mental Health

A Self-Love Kit: 17 Points to Assist in Depression/Mental Health
Mental health is such an important topic in these times as culturally we face a worldwide epidemic of difficult human issues such as bullying, disempowerment and anger often with a root cause of  the stigmatized disease of depression. While not necessarily a cure-all to what ails so many in our society, if we truly desire... Read more »

Back to School and Bittersweet—My Love Affair with AND/BOTH

Back to School and Bittersweet—My Love Affair with AND/BOTH
My kiddos are all out the door for their first full day of school—swirling stomachs, smiles, and all. I am thrilled for them and feel fortunate to truly believe that each of our three children will have an expansive year through the ups and the downs, the neat and the messy, the big and the... Read more »
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Stop Passing the Buck!

Stop Passing the Buck!
I write this blog as an emphatic plea for us all to begin taking greater conscious responsibility for our own input and output so that we can stop passing the buck onto others. This winter/spring has led me to much contemplation surrounding what I have come to realize is actually hidden anger within me at... Read more »