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An Answer to Prayer

Have you ever been really stuck and wondered how you might unravel and transform your personal confusion? When I cried out and asked life…”Please help! I’m confused and unskilled and don’t know what to do. 160 more words

Know Yourself

Feather Falls (Ukemi)

This is a video showing a very gentle way of learning to fall or practice “Ukemi”. This is definitely something I’m interested in trying in class. :)

running mind

When I run, my mind runs. A typical outing involves planning, analyzing, speculating, sometimes ruminating, and even regretting. Some of it is fun…getting excited for an upcoming “girls night” with friends or wondering about our (hopefully) future trip to Germany, for instance. 782 more words

We All Need More Wonder & Awe - Reprise

To the dear readers of this blog; it’s time for a change. To meet my need to write for other platforms, get to a long delayed book project and diversify my life and work – I have decided to limit my original articles to twice monthly. 1,397 more words

Emotional Intelligence


Pen in hand, releasing captive expressions

Heretofore hidden in frozen facial masks

Masquerading as the preposterous drama of humanity

That I could not understand

Fingers grasping wooden Ticonderoga #2 like a lifeline… 79 more words


Walking Into Life's Labyrinth -- A Year of Walking With My Heart Open

Today is the one year anniversary of my arrival in St. Jean Pied de Port, France where I began Le Chemin de Saint Jacques, also known as El Camino de Santiago or the Way of Saint James–a Catholic pilgrimage across Northern Spain to the city of Santiago de Compostela. 1,030 more words