I was standing in waist deep, crystal clear, warm water and I was afraid to dive in. I wanted to experience swimming in the warm, beautiful Gulf waters. But I was afraid. Longing to stop the thoughts that were limiting my life experiences, I had waded out more than 100 yards from the safety of… Continue reading Dive In – The Water’s Fine
I used to carry around this unopened bottle of Rescue Remedy, the flower essence for stress. Every time I moved, from one side of the country to the other, I would unpack it from a box and put it on a shelf in the medicine cabinet. Months later I would find myself moving again, and… Continue reading The Unopened Bottle of Rescue Remedy
I'd been feeling really bogged down lately. I was spending way too much time asking, 'Why' questions. "Why are things the way they are? Why did that happen? Why isn't this happening?" I was spending my valuable time asking the questions of suffering, instead of thinking about how I would like things to be. Then… Continue reading Look Up!
"You don't need a dog. It just doesn't make sense to get a dog right now." This is a serious conversation from the dinner table at my house this weekend "If you get a dog, I am not going to take care of it for you. You have to walk it. You have to feed… Continue reading Keep Your Heart Open
I feel on top of the world today because Grasshopper is at my bedroom window. I am thrilled to see him. Overjoyed, ecstatic. I want you to understand, I am really happy to see my friend. It has been so long, too long, since I have seen him. And now he is at my window,… Continue reading Grasshopper Is Here Today…
I have heard it many times, "You can't give that much." But I do it anyway. Is it really possible to give too much? Will we end up drained, frustrated and angry if we give to those who may never be able to repay us? It all depends on where the giving is coming from...… Continue reading Miracles, Healing and Giving Too Much
Standing before the ancient oak, I look up in awe. I close my eyes and meditate, wanting to hear him, wanting to understand something to help me feel good inside myself. "What do you see when you see me?" he asks me as I close my eyes. The first image that comes to my mind… Continue reading Being Me
My dear, dear four-legged friends. What would I do without you? I am happily covered in dog hair, hanging out at a friend's house in Wisconsin. It is cold outside, the snow is beautiful, the sky is gray and I have views out the window down a lovely hill to a pasture and creek beyond.… Continue reading Four Legged Friends