How to pick a unique and beautiful holiday gift

November 18, 2020
If you're looking for a holiday gift that won't break the bank but is absolutely gorgeous and unique, look no further than one of our beautiful soy wax candles in yummy...

Connect with the clarity that comes from maturity — a...

November 3, 2020
When the veil that obscures our vision is removed, the perfect clarity that results is a beautiful thing. Oh, it may not be the most comfortable thing, but it clears the...

Day of the Dead: Here’s to the ones that we’ve

October 31, 2020
The Mexican Day of the Dead is actually several days, during which loved ones who have transitioned are honored with altars, offerings and visits to the cemetery. During...

Dreams die hard

October 26, 2020
Walking down the hall in my temporary hotel quarters in my hometown, a discarded star on the carpet caught the light and my attention. It's been there for at least...

I am not writing about you. Or I am.

October 16, 2020
“You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.” Every writer I know...

Why you should respect but not fear looking within

October 5, 2020
If you had asked me months ago if I thought looking within was challenging I'd have said "absolutely not!" Well, not so damn fast. I'm in my hometown, 2,500+ miles...

Connecting with the origins of cruelty

September 28, 2020
The cruelty in the world is unbearable to those of us who feel things deeply. Personal and societal, it's all the same. Cruelty is cruelty. More often than not, cruelty...

The river in us all

September 14, 2020
The river that flows in you also flows in me. ~Kabir While I understand the politics of fear intellectually, it is very hard to understand how many in our country have...

What to do with the deep sorrow of grief

May 8, 2020
The deep sorrow of loss and grief can be almost unbearable. So when a friend whose beloved son died some weeks ago said that the Guided Journal through Grief at A...

How do you choose wisely when you feel unprepared?

April 10, 2020
When life was different I wrote this two months ago when life was very different, and even had it scheduled. And then, the proverbial you-know-what hit the fan. So I...

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