Into the Mystic

I am the oldest child of an oldest child. Raised to be strong, independent, self-reliant, thoughtful, and always looking out for others. The needs of those younger and less capable to be attended to before my own because I am capable and responsible and mature. Over time this has helped me be able to organize …

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Road Friends

There are some things you figure out early about yourself and others take a while to work out. I know, as I look back, in high school I felt separated from, a little different than my friends and fellow students. At the time I couldn’t pinpoint the source and often felt the tug to figure …

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Akashic Records

Strong and Smart

A woman fully in the strength of her being is beauty incarnate. She dances with grace. She smiles easily and playfully. She moves in quiet, intentional movement, freely. She acknowledges her challenges and lives with heart. Her life exists in peace, in vulnerability, and in balance. She learns, grows and expands within the amazing infinity …

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Creeping White Lies

Have you ever had a profound moment of clarity squeeze through in just one heart beat? The kind of instant awareness in which something gnawing at you breaks free and springs into your consciousness without warning? You catch your breath realizing, “Oh! My goodness! Of course!” Clarity emerges. In that one heartbeat, you feel yourself …

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Failure and the Sexy Red Dress

As you may know, I have been going through divorce over the last year. A disconcerting process which bounces between deeply painful, wonderfully illuminating, and nearly unintelligible. Bounce is the operative word, like a ball thrown back and forth where sometimes you are the one bouncing the ball and sometimes you are the ball. I …

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There is This Raw Place

There is this raw place within, In need of cauterizing to staunch the flow. A flow of pain, of words which fall flat in the emptiness created by the betrayal of trust’s fidelity. A betrayal which eagerly pushes at a claim of responsibility misplaced: What within brought this on? Simply the luck of the draw? …

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