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…

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….

Your 13 Page Turns

The archetypal children’s picture book stories contain 13 page turns (excluding the front and back matter). What if we imagine 13 page turns in all the different stories of our lives, our careers, our important relationships, our inner development? What was happening while the page was turning? I have written a children’s picture book (a…

Solid…Useful…Delightful

I want YOUR reality (and remember the use of any possessive pronoun makes the meaning of the noun subjective, not objective!) to be solid…useful…delightful. I want you to own your reality and celebrate its subjectivity. This is why I created the online course: The Three Shapers of Your Reality and why I want you to take…

Love in All its Forms

The Greeks gave us six distinctions or forms of love and relating to others. I find it significant that these are not just feelings, they are activities, ways of actively relating to another. If we want to know ourselves, we must observe who we love and how we love them.  We must look, too, at…

What Escapes Your Notice?

Usually it is what is right before you that you fail to notice.  It escapes you. “Nothing escaped his notice: attention, observation, awareness, consciousness, perception; regard, consideration, scrutiny; watchfulness, vigilance, attentiveness” from a Thesaurus. Notice finds its root in the Latin. Notus means knowledge. You take notice in order to know. You become what you…