June 2016

June 2016

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"Faith"

Self-Care, Clutter, and Garden Soil: What's the Connection?

Self-Care, Clutter, and Garden Soil: What's the Connection?

Blossom into the best you to date!

How Might My Higher Self View This Election?

How Might My Higher Self View This Election?

Spirit of Change

If the election has you up in arms it could be because you don’t know how to integrate the relationship between the macrocosm and your microcosm. You might be looking at our political candidates from the perspective of what they will do or not do for us, and there is that, but there is also that they reflect who we are, both light and dark.

My Political 2 Cents

My Political 2 Cents

If the election has you up-in-arms, it could be because you don’t know how to integrate the relationship between the macrocosm and your microcosm. A shift in perspective can shift you from aggravated to grateful. That doesn't mean you will necessarily end up voting for that candidate who had you up-in-arms either...

I Wasn't Looking For A Dog

I Wasn't Looking For A Dog

Some of you know that I adopted a rescue pup this summer. He was about 16 weeks old when I got him and his name was Inde—short for Independence since they found him on the Fourth of July. I was not looking for a dog...

Maybe It Wasn’t A Woodpecker

Maybe It Wasn’t A Woodpecker

I like to sit at the kitchen table in the morning with my laptop and coffee. Early this spring, while I was pecking at my keyboard, I observed a little downy woodpecker pecking at the maple tree about 18 feet away. I didn't know it at the time but he had an important message for me...

Seeds of Change —Transitions in Mothering

Seeds of Change —Transitions in Mothering

Spirit of Change

My garden continues to reflect the changes in my life and I take great pleasure in my new freedom.

Being of Service to Our Kids and to Ourselves Part I

Being of Service to Our Kids and to Ourselves Part I

Sometimes when I share a story about raising children it raises eyebrows. It’s as though I’m sharing a completely new concept. The sequence of events always seems so logical; even logical, in the moment, to those whose eyebrows it raised.

I think a challenging part of life is being clear about what we are hoping to gain from our efforts. Take a Win-Lose mentality for example. In a world of win-lose, in order for one person’s needs to be met another’s must suffer—if somebody wins somebody else must lose. I see this with parents all the time. When they put their kids “first” by default they sign up to be the sufferer and...