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The Universe brought me to my knees

This is an edited version of a previous blog ( AKA A hurricane is coming ) “The wound is the place where the light enters you,” Rumi. It’s July 5th, 2014 I’m on my daily walk; It’s barely dawn; the … Continue reading

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Morning Ritual

“Enlightenment does exist, unbounded freedom and joy, oneness with the divine … these experiences are more common than you know and not far away.But even after achieving such realization — after the ecstasy — we are faced with the day-to-day … Continue reading

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The Soft Side of Surrender

“Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it. Once we truly know that life is difficult-once we truly understand and … Continue reading

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My Daring New York Escapade

It’s 2006, I’m forty-five years old, and my husband and I are empty nesters. “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” … Continue reading

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Holding Space for Pain and Grief 

 “One of the tasks of true friendship is to listen compassionately and creatively to the hidden silences.” — John O’Donohue. I’m often asked what ‘holding space for pain and grief” means. This concept can be hard to understand; it’s uncomfortable at times, … Continue reading

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Reclaiming my Wild Heart; Who am I really?

Even as a little girl, I would look into a mirror and wonder, “who am I? Why am I here?” The world seemed scary, but I felt something deep inside that I did not understand or know how to express … Continue reading

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Trust the Process

Shalom Retreats “Compassion arises naturally as the quivering of the heart in the face of pain, ours and another’s. True compassion is not limited by the separateness of pity nor by the fear of being overwhelmed. When we come to … Continue reading

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The Magic of A Rainy Day

“You have traveled too fast over false ground; Now your soul has come to take you back. Take refuge in your senses, open up to all the small miracles you rushed through. Become inclined to watch the way of rain … Continue reading

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Owning My Shadow of Food Addiction

This post is dedicated to my mentor and teacher Debbie Ford. “Our shadow is all the aspects that we reject out of shame, fear or, disapproval. It is made up of any part of ourselves that we believe is unacceptable, will … Continue reading

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The Pandemic; The day all Hell broke loose

“The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind.” Caroline Myss It feels like our lives in the 21st century have diminished to an individualistic, very self-centered, small world. It seems to … Continue reading

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