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
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
“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
Brene Brown tells us in her book Rising Strong, that our answer to this question says a lot about our state of mind. I love that she tells stories on … Continue readingAre people doing the best they can?
Becoming Wise An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living by Krista Tippet (I’m still reading in the grass, after my last book on grounding.) This latest book is … Continue readingBecoming Wise
“There is no ‘one best’ yogi. Each and every yogi offers something uniquely attractive, but no one yogi has it all.” Paraphrased from The Spirituality of Imperfection: Storytelling and the … Continue readingThe Spirituality of Imperfection
I love introducing new students to the healing power of yoga and my favorite part is hearing their stories of how it has changed their lives for the better. Here … Continue readingThe Healing Power of Yoga
I was never a big fan of poetry in school. I remember choosing the shortest poem I could find when I needed to memorize a poem in the 6th grade. … Continue readingSaved by a Poem
I have been told in my dream circles to pay special attention to anything that someone gives to you in your dream. In a recent dream a woman gave me … Continue readingNothing
I received this as an opening line in a message from a friend. “I’ve been asking myself WWJD (What Would Janet Do)?” I thought it was funny, and especially so … Continue readingWhat’s the lesson?
I saw this quote in a book. I’ve been through this all before, there was a book that was big in Christian circles back when I was in High School … Continue readingExpectations
Negative self-talk is toxic and often we are not even aware that we are doing it. Consider that running commentary going on in your head, what are you saying to … Continue readingWhat do you say when you talk to yourself?