“As a spiritual warrior you have not set out to destroy or eliminate any evil and there is in no enemy. There is only what is unconscious, what is in need of your healing presence.” I love the pairing of spiritual and warriorship. It inherently challenges our understanding of courage and action. In western culture … More Spiritual Warriorship and Reiki
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Our challenge in these disturbing and chaotic times is to bear witness. We are being called to the task of unflinching presence in the face of heartbreaking, terrifying and enraging daily events. Already the Trump administration has taken actions that make the heart sink and the stomach churn. And this is just the beginning. If … More How To Not Emotionally Collapse Under The Weight Of The Trump Administration
After weeks of cycling through uncertainty, grief, fear, and anger, I reached out to a dear friend and spiritual mentor. I shared with her the intense state of confusion I have felt since the election. How completely at a loss for words I have been. How I have felt frozen in my mind and body, … More For Those Still Uncertain, Grieving and Fearful Post Election
“To be an artist goes beyond usefulness; it is essential to the very nature of our humanity. “ I am going to go ahead and make an assumption about NBC’s (and our cultural) definition of “useful”. It’s based on capitalist dogma. It’s based on social constructs that we created, and rests solely on paradigms that don’t … More Dear NBC, Define Useless.
“By bringing our shadow into the light of consciousness, we create the potential for transformation and healing to occur.” In the political chaos, insanity and fear of our current election I’ve been drawn to think of our collective consciousness. What role does Donald Trump play in our collective consciousness, in our collective psychology? He has given … More Trump Sheds Light on our Collective “Shadow”
“The body knows the truth. The truth is there is a healthier, more sustainable way to live that everyone has access to.” Feeling a powerful pull to go inward, I take a break. I lay in bed, gazing out the window. I release the phone, email, the to do list. I take time to incubate, … More Finding Balance in a Work Obsessed Culture