Bow & Take Three Steps Back for Michaelmas

Bow and take three steps back. In this Imagine Self blogpost, I share how these two actions taken inwardly bring freedom and love into the most difficult situations. What is the problem? Your child’s behavior? Your partner? Your weight? Being stuck in traffic? Your lack of success? The state of the world? Bow and take three steps…

The Nine Contexts of Your Outer Life

Imagine having control and freedom in the nine contexts of your outer life. Now is the time for attending to the control and freedom of your outer life. I have just started working with a trainer at a local gym. 30 minutes twice a week. One session on my lower body and one on my…

Imagining Your BADASS Self

Yes, badass! What does this word mean in the context of Imagine Self? What does badass have to do with the soul? With spirituality? With the feminine? This notion of the badass soul was inspired by a friend who is celebrating a new phase of her life. She is giving herself permission to be just who…

A New Lent

It’s 2017 and the whole world feels like a wilderness where our souls find no practical, moral or spiritual nourishment. What if we see this as a fasting that prepares us for the deed of transforming the future?  Would this be a new Lent? Has the Holy Spirit taken us to this strange and lonely…

Lyrics, Nature and My Soul

A few days ago, a local non-profit sent out an announcement of an essay contest on Ecofeminism and the intertwining of nature and personal spirituality. I didn’t have time to write an essay, but I was inspired. Suddenly, I was thinking about song lyrics, nature and the suffering of my soul before I turned 21….