I get to watch a baby being born. He tells me I am holding too tightly. The birth of the new is the old transformed. The baby flops out, the … Continue readingTransformation
I recently read that historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich (the first to say, “well-behaved women rarely make history”), was not using the statement as a rallying cry for women to act … Continue readingWell Behaved Women Rarely Make History
If you are in need of some self care – these things helped me – I hope they help you too 🙂 Be Your Own Beloved http://www.viviennemcmasterphotography.com/blog/ This is the … Continue readingBe Your Own Beloved
Why our women friends nurture us and keep us sane. Family is important, but when we moved recently to be closer to grandchildren, I left behind a circle of women … Continue readingCircles of Love
I read a poem by Oria Mountain Dreamer in a yoga class one evening, and when a woman asked for a copy to read to her Women’s Group I thought, … Continue readingWomen’s Circles
Somehow, rest has become something we are not supposed to need. If we do need it, we don’t want to admit it. The word has inaccurately become associated with being … Continue readingSet a Conscious Intention to Rest.
It’s never too late to change your diet for the better. The movie Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead is the story of Joe Cross overcoming an autoimmune disease by changing … Continue readingStiff, Sore, and Walking Funny
Discover how getting in touch with our childlike wonder can make every day a new beginning. We are born with a special quality that I like to think of as … Continue readingThis Little Light of Mine
Reciting a loving kindness meditation at the end of a yoga class can help us be in a kindness mind set, but how do we *live* it as we face … Continue readingExtreme Kindness
How are things with you? I mean REALLY how are things with your physical, mental and emotional self in this moment? Take a moment to pause and check in with … Continue readingHow are things with you?
“Do you want to know my secret shame?” I can’t see the look on your face, but I could tell from the face of the person sitting next to me … Continue readingOpen Your Heart
We have been taught that comfort makes us happy, that getting what we want makes us happy, that having things go the way we want makes us happy, that having … Continue readingWhat makes us happy?