Connections

Enchanting Treve is a novel about connections – family, intimate, friendships, as well as our deep and profound relationship with our canine companions.  Enchanting Treve explores the connections we have with others in a profound manner. It invites you to consider how family connections impact our lives and addresses the societal norms that we haveContinue reading “Connections”

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A Master Dreamcaster

The words you speak and share have the power to shape worlds. Only speak of those things that you wish to preserve, or that you wish to continue. The holiday season is enjoyable for some, but for others, it is a reminder of what they no longer enjoy. As I observed the posts that showContinue reading “A Master Dreamcaster”

Translation: Creativity Is

Where there is silence, one finds the anchor of the Universe – Tao Te Ching The third installation of this peaceful spirit warrior trilogy involves translating it, applying it to life today.  How can what was revealed in that dark, silent night of spiritual awakening be translated to the light of today? It is myContinue reading “Translation: Creativity Is”

Phoenix Rising

Phoenix Rising is the second installment in the story of this peaceful warrior.  It is what happens when a person offers themselves, in full-body immersion, to whatever comes.  It is the embrace of reality.  It is the dissolution of illusions…of fantasy…the epilogue to the story of who was cast into the depths with such abandon…Continue reading “Phoenix Rising”

Know Better, Do Better

You will make mistakes. You will fall down.  Treat yourself gently. Give yourself some love – take the time you need to pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and begin again. Do you offer other people better treatment than you are willing to give yourself? This, my friend, is truly tragic. How can you beContinue reading “Know Better, Do Better”

Modern Ho’oponopono

A few years ago, I read a wonderful book about the ancient Hawaiian teaching called Ho’oponopono, co-written by Dr. Joe Vitale and Dr. Hew Len, called Zero Limits. It described the work of Dr. Hew Len and his application of this ancient teaching of reconciliation and forgiveness in his work as a psychologist. It involvesContinue reading “Modern Ho’oponopono”

Applying The Work of Byron Katie to the COVID-19 Contagion

As a peaceful spirit warrior, I feel it is empowering to embrace my feelings of vulnerability and resistance – to ask the hard questions – and work through them – to find the gem of truth in the lump of coal. Why?  Because there isn’t a moment to waste!  I wish to learn from everyContinue reading “Applying The Work of Byron Katie to the COVID-19 Contagion”

My Version of Ground Hog Day?

I was asked today…If you had one day to live for the rest of your life, what would it look like?  It became an interesting exercise… Creativity. Connection. Community. These are my prime motivators. I have no problem attending to the details of life, but I am primarily a big picture person. I apply theseContinue reading “My Version of Ground Hog Day?”

Many Doors, One Sanctuary: 10 Doors to Active Wellbeing: Doorway # 2

When my kids were quite young (6 and 2) their father and I decided to take them for a short camping trip.  We choose a campground that was on the outskirts of Moncton, NB, involving only a couple of hours of traveling – not too far away for this first expedition.  We bought a tent,Continue reading “Many Doors, One Sanctuary: 10 Doors to Active Wellbeing: Doorway # 2”

Insight from COVID-19 – Transforming Reaction into Response 1.0

We are in the midst of chaotic times, no doubt.  It is truly a call for us all – to wake up to the fact that we live in a global community. Arguments to the contrary can no longer be entertained.  However, new thoughts, habits, and routines can be inner-trained. When faced with challenging circumstances, IContinue reading “Insight from COVID-19 – Transforming Reaction into Response 1.0”