It can be hard for me to turn off my "observer" and embrace the activity in which I'm involved. Because I really do like to watch and suss out and consider -- sometimes I like that much more than participating. Not to mention the effort that must go into remembering things so I can write . . .
Something's been shifting in me for a while and it has to do with my tolerance for violence, real or implied. I have no tolerance for it any more. None. Zero. Zip. When I encounter it, my heart finds it so unbearable that it cringes. It draws back. I want to cover my ears. Close my eyes. Click . . .
These past four days I lived in a place where all hearts were wide open. No, we weren't all sitting around singing Kumbaya. Not at all. We were scientists, scholars, chaplains, grieving families, soul journeyers, mediums, physicians--you name it--all gathered together to share and to love. All . . .
PLEASE NOTE: I am not a doctor. These home remedies are not medical advice. Please consult your physician before embarking on any new course of treatment or use of any natural remedy. What's old is new again, it seems, and some of the natural remedies that date back hundreds of years — if . . .
There's no way to take a bad photo in Sedona, then again, there's no way to take a spectacular one, either, because so many beautiful photos perfectly framed and lit are available online. But really, these photos are just to lure you in so I could talk about something I did while I . . .
You remember the mammogram I rescheduled because I didn't like the vibe of the radiology center? I blogged about it HERE. As you may recall, I rescheduled and went back to my usual breast imaging site. My appointment was today. There's the check-in, above. Women only working the desk. Flowers. . . .
The abundant fruits and vegetables of this summer season make it tempting to juice, but the cost of good juicers is prohibitive. Still, the health benefits of juicing raw produce are undeniable. Last year we found a Jack LaLanne juicer at Costco for $75. As a starter juicer, we thought it was a . . .
Curly Girl Design The night was the worst; she couldn't understand how anyone slept. ...sometimes a moment of unconsciousness stole over her but then she would wake and remember again.... And reacquainting herself with this knowledge, after the ignorance of sleep, was even more . . .
Grief by Andrassy Kirta, Janos Standing alone in her grieffor as long as it takes to rememberit is also a thingthat binds us together-StorypeopleA channeler once told me that one of my spirit guides isa Native American woman, a healer, who told her thatI once had a time of deep sadness and . . .
So maybe he is a little extreme.But there's healing power in solitude. . . .