Not Time to Shut Up!

Written March 25, 2018

I recently had a very spiritually educated person tell me rather sharply that I “just needed to shut my mouth” as I was speaking about what was true for me in my experience of life.Matt and I have spoken for years about sometimes it’s not time for spiritual teachings, sayings, and ego policing, but rather, it’s time to put them into action through listening…

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Circulate Energy and Get Out of the Box!

Written March 12, 2018

We stagnate when we stay in a box of safe, the known, and the comfortable. Today I held a reptile for the first time. Meet Mario, the 20 year-old iguana on the Yelapa, Mexico beach. I’ve done enough “work on myself” over the years to be able to hold him and not have it be a big deal. Of course, it helped that an 8 year-old held him before me! If she…

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Stop, Pause, and Breathe

Written February 28, 2018

Do you remember "Stop, drop, and roll" from elementary school? It's a fire safety technique taught to children to put out a fire.We might do well to have a version of that in the spiritual journey as well. "Stop, pause, and breathe" to douse the fire of the mind and calm the inflammation of ego.When the mind is swirling, worrying, and wondering, and…

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Music Heals and Unites

Written February 27, 2018

Music heals, it uplifts, it erases boundaries and unites. It ushers you out of the overthinking, spinning, looping mind and into the heartspace. It balances the right and left hemispheres of the brain, as it regulates respiration and the heart rate. It helps us to remember, to balance, and to coordinate movement. It helps us tell stories and to feel.…

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What if Failure Doesn't Exist?

Written February 12, 2018

What if you didn’t believe in “failure”? What if “failure” is just the sound of a word, an idea, and can feel like a limiting one, at that.What if you always trusted Life’s wisdom in encouraging a new focus, and in giving you a redirect, and setting you on a path to greater things. Let the new day dawn. Let the sun shine, and let life show you how good…

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