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…

I Want You to Know…

I want you to know how extraordinary you are. The mere fact that you are here today is proof that you have purpose--a purpose--that is uniquely yours. You might have already discovered it, or maybe you are still looking, but in either event know that it is there waiting to be opened like a gift.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

This Most Unusual Year

What a year it's been, eh? From the pandemic that has altered life as we know it all over the world, to political and social unrest in the United States, to devastating wildfires here in my home state of California, 2020 has been a doozy. If you had told me in March that the next…