No Room For Hate by Cheryl Marlene

No Room for Hate

There is no room in my life for hate. I live with an open heart for all. I will love as best as I can today. And hopefully, tomorrow, I will love better.

All But Defiance by Cheryl Marlene

Defiance to Failure: All but Defiance

A year ago, I took on a challenge: ten training hikes of continually more intensive distance and mileage in preparation for the last hike. Number ten, the highest point in the Columbia Gorge and considered the hardest hike in the Gorge, was/is Mount Defiance. Ten miles round trip and 5000 feet of elevation gain. I … Read more

The Energetics of Well Being by Cheryl Marlene

The Energetics of Being: Part Two – Balance

This is the second part of a larger article I have written about the fundamental energetics of humanity. As I say, a brief inquiry into flow, balance and well being. Here are links below to all six parts or you may check out the library for a free copy of the entire inquiry. Part One … Read more

The Energetics of Well Being by Cheryl Marlene

The Energetics of Being: Part Four – BEing

This is the fourth part of a larger article I have written about the fundamental energetics of humanity. As I say, a brief inquiry into flow, balance and well being. Here are links below to all six parts or you may check out the library for a free copy of the entire inquiry. Part One … Read more

The Energetics of Well Being by Cheryl Marlene

The Energetics of Being: Part Six – Summary

This is the sixth part of a larger article I have written about the fundamental energetics of humanity. As I say, a brief inquiry into flow, balance and well being. Here are links below to all six parts or you may check out the library for a free copy of the entire inquiry. Part One … Read more

The Energetics of Well Being by Cheryl Marlene

The Energetics of Being: Part One – Introduction

  This is the first part of a larger article I have written about the fundamental energetics of humanity. As I say, a brief inquiry into flow, balance and well being. Here are links below to all six parts. Part One – IntroductionPart Two – BalancePart Three – FlowPart Four – BeingPart Five – Well-BeingPart … Read more

The Energetics of Well Being by Cheryl Marlene

The Energetics of Being: Part Five – Well-Being

This is the firth part of a larger article I have written about the fundamental energetics of humanity. As I say, a brief inquiry into flow, balance and well being. Here are links below to all six parts or you may check out the library for a free copy of the entire inquiry. Part One … Read more

The Energetics of Well Being by Cheryl Marlene

The Energetics of Being: Part Three – Flow

This is the first part of a larger article I have written about the fundamental energetics of humanity. As I say, a brief inquiry into flow, balance and well being. Here are links below to all six parts or you may check out the library for a free copy of the entire inquiry. Part One … Read more

Welcome to this Dance We Call Life

An excerpt from Cheryl’s Book: The New Akashic RecordsStrand Forty-Four Welcome to this dance we call life. A waltz, a tango, a polka, the two-step. Misstep here, slide and twirl there, turning forever into the next step, the next dance, in this life. Dancing alone, with a partner, following, leading. Melded to a music that … Read more

This Love Thing A Conclusion by Cheryl Marlene

This Love Thing: A Conclusion

The following is the last part of this story:  This Love Thing In the months after my divorce, my heart felt closed and bruised. I wondered if I would ever be able to feel love or express love again. I wondered about my capacity for vulnerability. I wondered and I worried. Over the months and … Read more

This Love Thing by Cheryl Marlelne

This Love Thing

Three years ago, after divorce, I started dating for the first time in 25 years. Two years ago after an intense personal learning period brought on by the dating, I thought I had this meet-the-love-of-my-life thing worked out. I’d done my work, I thought. I’d released the trials and tribulations of past pain and hurt. … Read more

Cheryl Marlene: Me and Truth and Self-Responsibility

Me & Truth & Self-Responsibility

I made a mistake this past Monday: I let a friend’s recommendation of a health practitioner override the responsibility I have to myself. The responsibility I owe myself to check out the methods and philosophy of a person I approach for support in my healing. If my friend recommends this person, she must be good, … Read more

Tamawanas Falls

Saved by Determination

There are moments in life which are unforgettable because you witness a family member or friend achieve a milestone. There are other moments which are unforgettable because you yourself achieve a milestone. I’m not sure exactly how to describe the milestone, but yesterday I had an amazing, unforgettable moment. Before I get on with it, … Read more

A View from the Boundlessness

Now is the Time, Say NO To Fear

Dear Sweet People! Now is the time to look to your heart and say no to fear. Now is the time to bring forward the best of who you are and say no to fear. Now is the time to realize that in this moment you have choice and say no to fear. Now is … Read more

Being Sensei

For me, as a teacher, I have accepted a responsibility to guide my student on his or her journey of learning. As teacher I am also student, open to learning, open to new ideas, new feelings. In our journey together, the student learns as much from my words as from my actions. Together we expand … Read more

The Communion of Remembrance

Remembrance: an act or ritual of mindfulness, done in respect, to remember Communion: intimate, shared spiritual and emotional gathering of mindful individuals When we gather together mindfully meaning each individual brings awareness to self and to the many gathered we may join in community and focus our own remembering within the community so joined, amplifying … Read more

I am Cheryl Marlene

What’s in a name? that which we call a roseBy any other name would smell as sweet; At the beginning of the summer, I had this feeling that my name was going to change but I couldn’t see clearly how or to what. By the end of July, it occurred to me: I know my … Read more