The Providence of Hiatus

Earlier this year, Spring to be exact, I unwittingly and unintentionally went on hiatus from not only this blog, but all of my writing pursuits. A severe case of writers' block, imposter syndrome, and every other malady that prevents writers from doing what we do descended upon me like a long, dry summer with not…

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…

Your Garden Will Bloom

Winter can be a time when things seem to be asleep. But conscious hibernation and the regeneration of Spirit is a good and necessary season for us all. It is important to let those seeds of intention and inspiration germinate in their own time so that they can bloom riotously when ready. Be patient and…

I Am Here. As You.

During a recent meditation, I hit that sweet spot, that still point, that place where there is nothing, yet everything all at once--glorious, blissful and epiphanous. And in that place I heard the words, "I am here. As you." As I somewhat reluctantly brought this meditation to a close, I reflected on those words for…

Be the One

"Be the one who breaks the cycle. If you were judged, choose to release it. If you were rejected, choose acceptance. If you were shamed, choose to inspire. Become the person you needed when you were hurting, not the person who hurt you. Vow to be better than what broke you--to heal instead of becoming…