…writings from the Book to be: “Gifts of Change – A Gratitude Journal for a Natural Disaster
The happy chirping of the birds outside wakes me up. A beautiful sun-filled morning knocks on my door. I get up early to spend meditation time outside in my beloved Papasan Chair in the Forest. My cat Tigerlily follows me around wherever I go and decides to sit in my lap so close to me. Continue reading The Blue Dragonfly
No de-clutter needed! The universe has a sense of humor!
“Can I sit down next to you in the sun?” a gentleman with salt-pepper colored hair and beard asked this Saturday. I sat outside Mugshots, a cute little coffeehouse in Middletown, sipping an extra hot Matcha Latte.
Continue reading The Universe Has A Sense Of Humor!
When you experience loss, your ability to handle the ebb and flow of your emotions is critical for your well-being. For those of you who went through the magnitude of a natural disaster, it’s huge. I mean it, it’s huge.
Continue reading Honor the Hard Days
We all long for stability and security. We want certainty. A life that is predictable with as little shifts and changes as possible.
Deep down we long to be safe.
Continue reading Living With Uncertainty
It is so easy to get stuck in difficult situations, especially if they involve loss and letting go. When we are overwhelmed, we often become unaware. We say things from a place of being unconscious.
How often have you heard somebody say: “This happened to me…”
Continue reading This is happening FOR me
How is your heart today? How are you feeling?
When you go through huge crisis like losing your home and all you owned, it is absolutely disorienting, uprooting and confusing. Remember that over and over!
Continue reading How Is Your Heart?
When you get overwhelmed with the situation you are in, when depression takes over, it is so easy to loose track to all the good around you.
Leonard Cohen sings and I am paraphrasing “there is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.
Continue reading Look for Magic
We can’t help it. We love asking the WHY questions. It happens almost by itself. As if all of us were programmed to think and live this way.
Asking the WHY questions, the mind and ego will continue to run the show, our life and create havoc inside of us. ‘Why’ can also easily keep us stuck in victim energy and put us even more down in precarious times when we really need to stay focused and clear.
Continue reading Why Did This Happen?
When we experience a situation that takes us to the edge because it is so new, so tragic, so traumatic, so big – it is easy to loose yourself in depression.
When you loose your home, everything you knew is gone.
Continue reading Everything Is Falling Into Place VERSUS Falling Apart
I always thought “I will never experience something like that.”I had done so much healing work with the land around Cobb Mountain and my home. Losing my home to a wildfire would never happen to me.
Continue reading I Will Never Experience Something Like That