Prayer for Comfort Amidst Loss


A prayer of surrender gently opens the way to new understandings, which offer the soul a path to healing. We are not condemned to labor uphill daily only to tumble down again each night. So much pain comes from perceiving our losses only through the lens of our personal world. While it’s vital to acknowledge … Continue reading

Music for the Healing Journey


lighting the path through grief Everyone experiences loss.  The pain of it tempts us to turn away.  Life’s responsibilities and realities can argue they’re more important than meeting our loss. The whole planet is grieving the many losses of the coronavirus pandemic.  Music is one way to meet and interact with losses that cry out for processing. Songs … Continue reading

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

Living in the LymeLight: Discernment and Intuition Part 1


Discernment and Intuition Part 1 What comes first—intuition or discernment? Intuition can stand alone, when we simply know something independent of conscious reasoning. A feeling of surety, passion and/or calm may accompany intuition. But intuition can also be the mortar that holds together a fortress of discernment. It can make a pile of data bigger … 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

Coronavirus and Massage Therapy


Coronavirus & Massage Therapy   Massage therapy as it’s typically practiced in the community is not currently safe due to the COVID-19 pandemic. So my practice is temporarily closed. Most people get their massage either from a spa with multiple massage therapists and other practitioners or a single therapist in private practice. Both settings provide … Continue reading

Living in the LymeLight: Discernment and Intuition Prequel


Discernment & Intuition Prequel Since this series contains the word “LymeLight,” I want to shine some light on my personal experience by starting this installment with an update. In January 2020 I was exposed to Bartonella—again. My sweet outdoor kitty sank a bliss bite. Over-stimulated from being held and petted, her adorable little fang punctured … Continue reading

Misdiagnosed Despite a CDC-Positive Test: My Lyme Disease Story


Originally posted on Miss Diagnoses:
Since Lyme awareness month is about to end, I thought I would tell a story about what can happen when there’s no Lyme awareness. In 2009, I hobbled into the office of an Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) doctor who was a famous fibromyalgia and ME specialist. I had…

Living in the LymeLight: Pause

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Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. Lao Tzu There’s more to healing than the physical. In this series I share ten body/mind/spirit practices to help us live in the LymeLight, from stealthy back to healthy. Each will be posted separately during the holiday season. Allow Pace Load Paradox and Spirit Gratitude Balance Movement … Continue reading

Living in the LymeLight: Bitten by Kris Newby


There’s more to healing than the physical. In this series I share ten body/mind/spirit practices to help us live in the LymeLight, from stealthy back to healthy. Each will be posted separately during the holiday season. Allow Pace Load Paradox and Spirit Gratitude Balance Movement and Exercise Discernment and Intuition States of Mind and Emotion … Continue reading

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