Sitting Under Water

Sitting Under Water

One of my pilgrimage destinations In India this fall was to Vasudhara Falls, a 400 foot waterfall feeding the Alaknanda River above Badrinath, in Uttarakhand, India. The Alaknanda and the Bhagirathi rivers are source streams of the Ganges. After seeing countless tall...
Dispatch from India~ the Gifts of Surrender

Dispatch from India~ the Gifts of Surrender

Before my departure, I had a turbo visit with my spiritual directors, R and K. They were committed to family in McCall and my schedule was nuts, so we supercharged a 40 minute walk on the edge of Ponderosa Park to understand this trip. I told them how easily...
Need a Time Out?

Need a Time Out?

I’d love to know your initial response to that question. Time Out? Did I do something? Am I being sent to the corner, or my room? OR Time Out? Ooo…a little break. An afternoon off. Even better, a week or entire month. How does that sound? Luxurious or irresponsible?...
Practicing Generosity

Practicing Generosity

This summer I’ve found myself exploring the practice of generosity. How do we cultivate feeling generous and make it the default instead of scarcity. It’s way more interesting and joyful. When does simple giving become generosity? Is it when you give more than...
Returning to the World During the Pandemic

Returning to the World During the Pandemic

Sometimes it takes darkness and the sweet / confinement of your aloneness / to learn / anything or anyone / that does not bring you alive / is too small for you. David Whyte, Sweet Darkness If you prefer, watch my little video on The Return here. Characteristics of...
Your Self Care

Your Self Care

Begin with you. You’re invited, and bring your friends. If you could have one beautiful thing happen tomorrow, it would be~ For what are you longing~ Consider your requirements to feel happy, healthy, and strong. Caring for you is not selfish. It’s a necessity. It is...