The Courage to Jump


We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. ~Unknown Author How excited are you to get out of bed every day and go to work? On a scale from one to ten how would you rate it? About as excited as getting a root canal? Or […]

Before the Play is Done


Epigram MY soul, sit thou a patient looker-on; Judge not the play before the play is done: Her plot hath many changes; every day Speaks a new day; the last act crowns the play. Frances Quarles   From the first moment that I met Margaret, I was blown away. It was my first day of watercolor […]

How to Grow a Weed Garden


The Garden is my Sensei. I learn all important lessons in the garden, and I forget them there as well. And every season comes around again to remind me what I have forgotten.

Are You Worthy?


Some of the biggest problems, resistances, self-floggings, struggles…(Fill in your challenges) we face stem from FEELINGS of being unworthy, unloved, unaccepted, not good enough, less than… (Fill in your ‘Need to be Better’ at). The thing is, that thought (I’m not good enough) and the feeling it generates is a LIE. We already ARE worthy, […]

Do You Need Ritual?


This past weekend I celebrated  365 days—one full year—of getting up every morning and having a “first things first” ritual of morning meditation, journaling, prayer and yoga/*stretch. *There are some days, ( I have fibro) where the stretch part isn’t much more then bending the parts that will bend, but the commitment to movement, and […]