Life Transitions Magical Moments Sacred Spaces

Cross that bridge.

January 1, 2018

I open the van door.  The cold of the morning slaps me in the face.  Thank God for layers. There is one other vehicle spilling hikers into the gravel parking lot.   Isolated sounds of maneuvering packs, zippers, shoes grinding pebbles.  We mechanically strap on our packs, grab our poles and set off towards the trail head.  I am not fully awake but neither is the woods.  We are in that special silence, the space before the world wakes.  When the…

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Magical Moments Sparkling Hearts

Hold my hand.

September 8, 2017

“Hold my hand” invites Darius Rucker from Hootie and the Blowfish. “I want to love you, the best that, the best that I can.” Oh my.  Is it actually that easy?  Is the simple intimate act…

Breathe Sacred Spaces

The collective breath.

August 29, 2017

Inevitably in the midst of most every yoga class there is a point when I stray and begin mindlessly executing the poses.  A point where the teacher’s voice communicates directly to my body as my mind…

Life Transitions

Life is Difficult

July 31, 2017

I was recently inspired to pick up the classic book by M. Scott Peck, “The Road Less Traveled”.  I first read this book when I was in my 20’s and at that time felt it was…

Life Transitions

Change.

May 30, 2016

“There is nothing permanent, except change.” Heraclitus Intuitively I know this.  In my mind, however; this magical place in Maine, which I have had the privilege of experiencing for the last 27 years, has for the…

Feeling Healthy Just Diagnosed

Living cancer free?

May 24, 2016

I will always remember that feeling of relief when my oncologist announced that my tests came back with “No Evidence of Disease”.  Ahhh… dancing with NED I was.  Whisked across the parquet, held so gracefully by…