Creating Sanctuary, Shifting Spirit

I often read Social Media questions about why people charge for Spiritual Work. Sometimes this is an earnest question by someone who truly doesn’t have an answer. Sometimes it’s posed by...

June 13, 2017           Chesapeake I didn’t sleep well last night and fought with myself for a good long while before finally getting up and writing the...

In my perfect world, I live in a cabin on a creek. A cabin with a water wheel that provides all of the power I need to sustain my cushy life....

Years ago I read the novel, The Red Tent, by Anita Diamant. I thought it beautiful and moving and it never, ever occurred to me that I might go out into...

Cultural appropriation has been very much in my face lately. Halloween was just a little over a week ago and there was a lot of talk about how Native American costumes...

Waiting for a loved one to pass can take stamina. It can also take a lot of time and focus. It is not a time to be faint of heart or...

I have always loved gardening. It is one of the things that I did not come to late in life, though many of the greatest things about me have bloomed late....

Until a few years ago my entire experience with talking circles consisted of one trip to a horrible Al-Anon group and the understanding that there was a form of group therapy...

Recently I have been spending quite a lot of time feeling grateful. Thanksgiving seems like the obvious time to do just that, but honestly most people who live lives like mine,...