Everything Begins at the Center.

From the heart, authenticity, consciousness.
But where is it? What is it? And why do I need it?

Find the Wild and Wise in You

Soul Care What comes to mind when you think about caring for your soul? In ancient wisdom, the soul is made up of three distinct parts: The Body, The Mind, and The Spirit. Therefore, caring for the soul must also honor all three parts of who we are. Wisdom of the Body...

When Trying New Things Works Out Well

I had never taken a Kundalini yoga class, so I did. I was looking for new experiences. It's so easy to do only what I know and what I'm comfortable with -- Hatha, Vinyasa, those yoga disciplines with the Warrior II poses, the lunges and the Sun Salutations. I was in a...

Yellow Crocuses and Belief in Tomorrow

I planted yellow crocuses today. The package says they will pop up in January or February. I have hopes that they will. I gave them everything I could to offer them a good start to their little yellow lives — bone meal, amendment, sweet words. Planting is a...

What’s Real? At Last I Decide for Myself

This morning I am reading Peter Russell again, "The Anomaly of Consciousness," an excerpt from his From Science to God, reattaching these essential ideas, which I share, to my world. I just moved to a new house – well, new to me – and I have been immersed in...

Curse the Locks, Open That Inner Door

I’ve accidentally locked myself in a small room on the second floor of my empty house. My immediate reaction is to try to break out, to get that #@!# lock to give! And so I find a square of cardboard in the trash, a tag from a new t-shirt. I work that into the crack...

I See Puzzle Pieces. And I Rearrange Them with New Clarity

I had jigsaw puzzle pieces in my head. Every time I closed my eyes, whether just to rest, to meditate, even to take a long blink, there they were – puzzle pieces. It was my own fault. I’d spent hours and hours over a three-day period working on a jigsaw puzzle. It’s a...

Returning from a Side Street of Mindfulness

Exploring Mindfulness and the Worlds it Might Create – it seemed like such a good thing to do. It took me immediately into explorations of consciousness, a rich universe in which to travel. Recently, though, I steered that exploration sideways, and that took me along...