Receiving is at the heart of most spiritual teaching and is one of the greatest lessons we can learn. It’s the completion of the energy offered and a gift you bestow on the giver. Most people, especially women, give easily and often deplete their selves in the process. You give to your partner, [...]
When I began defining my core desired feelings, communion was the ultimate “in-love” feeling. If I own my truth, a large part of that feeling was related to my relationship with my man. What I’ve learned is that communion is alignment at a cellular level, a deep knowing that I’m exactly where I [...]
I was inspired by Leo Babauta at Zen Habits to experiment with his Challenge: Buy Nothing Until 2013.
It resonated with Who I Am and with one of my core desires – to experience connection. It opened me to the introspection and exploration of my resistance. I vowed that my [...]
We’ve all had those days; you know the ones where you’re pissed off because someone’s breathing. How about days where you’re the recipient of that anger? How can you practice Self-love then? It hurts. It’s hard. It seems impossible.
I had (I was blessed?) with just that opportunity recently. My dear partner was PISSED-the-F-off at [...]
Friday, 11~11~11, dawned windy and unseasonably cold on Ocracoke. I sipped my coffee peacefully, watched the trees bending in the wind, enjoyed the sunrise and colors of the sky. The weather changes rapidly on in the island and I knew it would sort itself out. Though the sun came out to play the howling wind [...]
In the beginning of the Self-wedding process I was fiercely independent and dead set on it being mine! My time, my trip, and my show! I shared my plans and my determined independence with my soul-sister who gently reminded me that weddings need to be witnessed; of the sacredness in holding space and in sharing [...]
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
The whisper of an idea began to float around my head. A self-wedding to mark the beginning of the life I’ve dreamed … a Self-fulfilled, Self-mastered life.
Could I really? [...]
Today is the ‘official’ last day of my Red Tent. I’ve made myself miserable for the past week because I could only see an end or that I was losing something exceptionally valuable. I’ve woke every morning with a sense of dread, unable to escape the countdown in my head. I’ve countered it by scolding [...]