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…

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…

Christmas Never Changes…Do You?

My daughter just came by with a stack of presents for her children. We will wrap them together Monday afternoon. I’ve ordered the plum pudding for the plum pudding trifle we have every Christmas. Too yummy for words and so easy.  I’ve posted the recipe at the bottom of this message. Did you know that…

A Sweet Celebratory Exhale & A Kind Forgiving Sigh

Thanksgiving is over and your soul is now ready to enter into the mood of Advent. For me, for my soul, Advent is a mood that is complex, sometimes confusing. My Advent mood is full of contradiction like anticipation and reflection, sadness and happiness, bleakness and richness, silence and trumpets, stillness and urgency.  I want to…

A New Inner Advent – The Path through the Darkness

This time of the soul’s year is Inner Advent.  Advent begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas (November 27th) and in Christian Churches each Sunday is a preparation for the celebration of the birth of Jesus.  Inner Advent is a preparation for the new birth of self, a renewal of creative innocence and the arrival…

An Inner Easter Gift

I have compiled all my Inner Easter Blogs from the past years into a beautiful pdf: Imagining Your Inner Easter. Click here to download your gift: Imagining Your Inner Easter Download    28 pages to inspire your inner work over Easter this year and every year. I offer thoughts to support your reflections on Maundy…

Suffering, Disappointment, Loneliness: Don’t be Tempted!

We are more than a week into the seven weeks of the Lenten Season. How is your inner work approaching the amazing strength that comes with vanquishing temptations?  Could Inner Lent help your soul? I offered Inner Lent for the first time in 2009.  For seven years, this course has been the way I, personally,…

How to Recognize Your Thresholds

(Hi Friends, This is a long post because it is a very important subject. It explains a lot about our journey of inner development and the thresholds that we must reach, cross and surrender to. No way to do it short and sweet. Read on.  Lynn) Threshold … the magnitude or intensity that must be exceeded…