Healing Loss: Choose Love Now


. NOW is the time to step into healing. . Healing Loss: Choose Love Now is your guidebook for healing at home. In print at Amazon.com and eBook at Smashwords for common formats including Kindle (mobi), Apple/iPad (epub) and pdf. While I love the feel of a bona fide book in my hands, I’m enchanted … Continue reading

COVID-19 Symbolism


COVID-19 Symbolism I am both a detail and big-picture person. The more upsetting the “now,” the more helpful it is to pull back and perceive from a greater distance. Deeper meaning is revealed in the long view. Here’s what I’m seeing so far. Coronavirus can be a clarifying influence for humanity if we will allow … Continue reading

Norwegian Wood


Miten’s version of Norwegian Wood with Deva Premal—mmmmmmm! Consider this classic Beatles’ song as a metaphor for being captivated by the ego and transcending it. “so I lit a fire, isn’t it good, Norwegian wood?” Norwegian Wood I once had a girl, or should I say, she once had me. She showed me her room, … Continue reading

Terrorism: A Call to Prayer


A week ago the carnage in Paris happened. As I shook off the shock, grateful to be technically out of harm’s way, along with my sadness I felt the urge to do something helpful. From the United States, and not being in the military, not being a doctor or nurse, not being a politician or … Continue reading

Hell Week, Heaven Sent


In the short span of one week: client #1 offered me schedule changes that dictate cutting my hours in half while infringing on my most popular time for individual sessions (reducing my income further), client #2 put our work on hold indefinitely due to cost-cutting measures, and, client #3 sold her business and retired. And … Continue reading

Surrender


This year I was called into a situation in my personal life that I strongly resisted. It involves a family member’s physical and mental illness, and straightening out the effects of lifelong dysfunction and unhealthy decisions. It requires a lot of communication, both written and verbal, and some red tape. The situation is a can … Continue reading

Healing Loss: Grace


Grace Notes: of Music and Spirit Grace Grace is an aspect of the Love of God which is most like the state prevailing in the Unity of truth. It is the world’s most lofty aspiration, for it leads beyond the world entirely. It is past learning yet the goal of learning, for grace cannot come … Continue reading

Let Us Say Amen


 Grace Notes: of Music and Spirit Let the Church Say Amen Prescript: One Sunday I was running errands and none of my default radio stations were playing a song to my liking. So I tried the jazz station. When I heard strains of gospel music I had the urge to immediately switch back. I don’t … Continue reading

Affirmations for My Less Extreme Youth: I am not a body. I am free.


Hindsight: When I wrote this piece in 2014 I was in my mid fifties. Aging had descended on me like an avalanche, with wrinkles, weight gain, brain fog, stiffness, aches, pains, fatigue and other indignities. At the time, the only explanation I had was the march of time, coupled with menopause and some poor health … Continue reading

Healing Loss: Addiction and the GOD Hole


“. . . I am a drug addict in recovery, so like any drug addict I know exactly how Hoffman felt when he “went back out”. In spite of his life seeming superficially great, in spite of all the praise and accolades, in spite of all the loving friends and family, there is a predominant … Continue reading

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