I met up with a friend of mine yesterday. She’s been my shaman for 8 years, although it had been over a year since I had last encountered her energy. As typical Cancers, we curled up in a blanket and started chatting. I was telling … Continue readingGratitude for the Temple
Agony, that which can hunt us, and is waiting for the opportunity to take us down. In all of life’s uncertainty, we know that we will experience pain to varying degrees. Whether it manifests as fear, anxiety, depression, or anger, the human experience involves acrimony. … Continue readingAgonizing darkness
Those days happen. When your barriers are down, vulnerabilities are laid bare, and the submerged emotions pour out of your depths weakening cracks and bursting fault lines. The heaviness of the heart seems impossible fear encroaches upon hope. Crawling into a closet and holding yourself seems … Continue readingFeel the fear
I heard this song on the radio the other day. It’s one of those that makes me stop to listen. I don’t hear it often, so when I do, I turn it up, sit back, and just listen. I can remember mindlessly dancing to this … Continue readingIs someone getting the best of you?
I have been beguiled as I consider the influences of timing. I made a decision today…seemingly impulsive, retrospectively exact. I yearned for time; I found myself time. I craved space to nurture an infant aspect; I created space for growth. I needed to let go of … Continue readingWhen it’s time
Despair descends into the heart, the heaviness, the sadness. The horrors of reality. The silencing of the ego. The eradication of opinion and the sublimation from self to servant. To have no opinion. To have no voice. To enter the realm of nothingness. Tear my … Continue readingWeeping soul
Squashed cheer, go get me a beer. Not interested in your day; no need to say what you did or who you saw. Keep it to a minimum, you said. Detached, saddened, I quieted and retreated. To the depths of darkness, the curmudgeon send off. … Continue readingDisheartening memories
Yogi Bhajan said, “The greatest tool you have in your life is to listen. Why? If you listen, you will listen sensitively. And you will be shocked how fast you will become intuitive.” How often do you find yourself smiling and nodding, at a … Continue readingShhhh…listen…
I recently spent some time in a space of frustration. All the little things were starting to piss me off and the irritation was growing. My hackles were raised and I was on the defense about many things. I remember going to teach a yoga … Continue readingThe small and large of it
I’ve stared at this blog page like this quite a few times…the, do-I-don’t-I stage. I was a do, at one point in time; and then there was a reorg and I lost my job. My sister was like, nooo, you need to delete the dark … Continue readingDo or do not?