Reclaiming the Waters

Last night I was teaching about the second chakra, focusing on its element: water. I live in California, where we have extreme drought, yet recently I traveled from parts of the country buried in snow and ice, while other areas are drowning … Read more

Do You Dare to Dream?

“Most people spend more time planning their summer vacation than they do planning the rest of their life.” —Author and life coach, Dave Ellis   We all have dreams.  Dreams are how we would LOVE life to be.  In fact … Read more

Getting Grounded

Here it is, the first Monday of the new year, where we are putting away the last vestiges of the holidays and getting grounded for the new year. Getting grounded pulls us down to practicalities, down to the root chakra, … Read more

Always a New Beginning

Endings and beginnings are essential. Even though one day rolls into the next and they don’t really differ from each other all that much, there’s something about starting a new year that’s like getting out a blank canvas. Still virgin, … Read more

The Pivot Point of the Year

We need not fear the darkness but the blinding flash of light. Darkness and light have been the primal archetypes of consciousness since the beginning of time. The subject of myths and legends the world around, they were once forces … Read more

In Honor of an Immense Soul

The passing of a great leader calls us to honor what they stood for—a world of equality and justice for all.  Nelson Mandela was one of the greatest archetypal heroes of our time. In his 95 years, he traveled both … Read more

Thanks for Nothing!

THANKS FOR NOTHING!The Easiest Way to be Grateful Don’t get me wrong. I’m eternally grateful for all the blessings that I have: work that I love, a new home to fix up, a loving relationship, to say nothing of living … Read more

What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Excerpt from Anodea Judith’s The Global Heart Awakens   Chapter 18 What’s Love Got to Do With It? The Heart Has Its Reasons   Mike Herr is not your typical postal worker. For 38 years he has made it his mission … Read more

Now That the Dust is Settling

Pardon my silence over the last few weeks, but I was teaching in Europe and moving to a new house at the same time creating double chaos in my life. Things are finally smoothing out before I take off again … Read more