Sanctuary

What first comes to mind when you think of the word "sanctuary?" It could be a place, or a person or an activity. I used to think of my home as my sanctuary--a place where I could retreat after long and stressful days of work and where I could just kick off my shoes and…

Matcha Moments

Having recently added matcha to my wellness routine, I feel a sense of reverence and ceremony every time I make a cup. The powdered green tea that is matcha is earthy, grassy and incredible grounding. And the process involved in its' preparation is a ceremony of presence unto itself. Far from pushing a button on…

You Deserve It

During a recent meditation, I was reminded by that still, small voice of my heart that we all deserve everything that we seek because everything we seek--truly and authentically seek at the soul level--was borne in us when our souls were birthed into existence. Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire…

For You, Beloved

As I have written previously, I am a firm believer that affirmations are life changing. They are potent reminders of the truth of your authentic self that hold immense transformative power. The affirmations below recently came to me in a meditation and I felt called to share them with you. Get quiet, breathe deeply and…

A Prescription for Joie de Vivre

I have always loved the phrase "joie de vivre." Loved hearing it, loved saying it, and it is probably the closest I will ever get to speaking French. It's a phrase that was probably used more in the 1940's and 1950's than present day, but it's meaning is timeless: the keen or buoyant enjoyment of…

The Legend of the Hummingbird

Such tiny creatures, yet so magical. Hummingbirds (or 'hummers' as I like to call them) are spiritually thought to represent love, joy and playfulness. If you are fortunate enough to live where hummingbirds thrive, let their presence remind you of the love, joy and playfulness in your own life. "Legends say that hummingbirds float free…