Giving Thanks

The Thanksgiving holiday is now upon us here in the United States. Feeling and expressing gratitude on the last Thursday of November is not reserved for those living in the States, and definitely should not be limited to this one day. Gratitude is a state of mind, and a way of being and living that…

Dreams Will Prevail

Fear. Anxiety. Apprehension. All very real emotions, yet perhaps the ones that we give in to the easiest. Why is that we often limit ourselves and our dreams because we are uncomfortable, afraid of failure, afraid of what people might think, or any number of other 'thinks' that we create for ourselves. I recently completed…

Casco Viejo

Photos by k.a. johnson The simple, historic beauty of this place lights my heart! I love to travel. Interestingly, I did not travel much in my younger days. Perhaps I would not have appreciated the different cultures, environs, and people as I do now. Now, the experience of a world outside of my own excites…

Be Gentle, Dear Soul

The holiday season is officially upon us. For some, it is a time of joy, family and connection. For others, the holidays can amplify feelings of stress, loneliness or expectation. However you view the holiday season, it is important to be gentle with yourself so that you won’t just survive this season, you will thrive.…

Accept Yourself Where You Are

So you've said "yes" to finding your purpose. You've set the intention. You've planted the flag. Now what? Will your dreams magically fall in your lap? Perhaps, but not likely until you do the work to make them so. And by "work" I am talking about the internal work to align yourself with Source Energy,…

Pause

There usually comes a time during the summer that I feel the need to pause. The longer, warmer days typically foster a whirl of activity that is a far contrast from the shorter, cooler and cozier months. Summer is undoubtedly my favorite season of the year, but even favorite seasons can become routine and, a…

Shine Like the Sun

The sun's rays touch everyone and everything, not just those things or people that it likes or that treat it well. It shines without judgment, without filters and without fear, bathing the Universe in its' warm, golden glow. "To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides."~David Viscott Photo by Nathan…