Facing Reality

“The energy now spent on self-protection can be converted into positive energy if we're willing to encounter reality and see it clearly. Facing reality is an empowering act - it can liberate our mind and heart to discern how best to use our power and influence in service for this time.” Margaret J. Wheatley Looking …

Acting on your dream

When I was in sixth grade, I started drawing an ever-expanding Halloween-themed picture. In a few weeks it went beyond a simple drawing into becoming a whole world. A story in images. Bewitched, I drew more sprawling worlds. In seventh grade, I found poetry. Words fell into and out of me creating images from language. I called them wordscapes. …

Monday Moorings: finding your groove = finding your way

We spend every day awash in natural rhythms. Inner rhythms like our heartbeat and breathing. Crossover inner/outer rhythms like our sleep/awake cycle influenced by the planetary rhythm of day/night, and ecosystem rhythms like ocean tides and seasons. Each of us feels the effects of these rhythms uniquely. Some may be comforting, some calming, and some …