A Lonely Place

There are times in our inner lives when we must dwell in a lonely place. A lonely place is unfrequented and remote. You dwell there without companions and without comforts. Inner Lent takes place in a lonely place. The reward of spending time in your lonely place is a clear inner strength of purpose and […]

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Inspiration

I subscribe to Garr Reynold’s blog Presentation Zen. Garr is a genius at presentation skills, has tremendous warmth, and shares meaningful experiences and insights. Recently he posted thoughts on being inspired. Garr shared this wonderful video below of Sir Ken Robinson speaking about the inspiration of his father. (I urge you to also watch Sir […]

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Working with the Inner Festivals

Working with the Inner Festivals On February 25, Lent begins. Lent is the Christian festival that remembers the forty days, Jesus Christ spends in the wilderness following the Baptism in the River Jordan. During this time, Christ does not eat, is ministered to by angels, meets wild beasts and is tempted three times by Satan. […]

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Peace and Goodwill

Last year at Christmastime, I gave an interactive presentation on exploring the personal meaning of Peace On Earth to Human Souls of Goodwill I find this translation from Rudolf Steiner, the most empowering of the individual and the most meaningful in awakening the forces of community. Do you? Let me give you two contrasting translations, […]

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How We Remember

My former husband crossed the threshold of death yesterday morning. He was 86. I am full of many complex feelings. I married him two weeks after our first date. I was 24. He was 49. We had 18 years together, most very loving. Our two children are amazing human beings. Yet for most of the […]

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Connecting with The Dead

Halloween, All Saints Day and All Souls Day, October 31 – November 2, are Holy Days devoted to the dead. This time of the Inner Year we seek to understand and evolve our relationship with the dead. How do we show devotion to those who have crossed the threshold of death? My Childhood Experiences My […]

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Conquering Demon Thoughts – Part 1

Recently, I was working with a client who was struggling with a negative obsessive thought. You know, the kind of thought that won’t go away and causes a ridiculous, often overwhelming amount of anxiety, fear, or anger. This is a demon thought that grabs hold of you and makes your life miserable. Right now with […]

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The Paradox of Peace

September 21 is being celebrated as the International Day of Peace. Since I attended a meeting of NGO’s to discuss how to bring awareness of IDP to the world at the UN last May, I have been spending serious moments considering peace. Here is the short video I made to acknowledge the day. The vocalist […]

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Sweet Sleep

Ideally, one-third of our lives, 8 hours out of every 24, are spent sleeping. Insomnia, the inability to fall asleep or stay asleep is a huge challenge for many of us. This post is all about getting sweet sleep. Sleep is not just physically restorative, it is spiritually restorative. Sleep is the time the body […]

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