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  • Message for Winter Solstice

    As a child I would often wander off deep into the woods by myself. Especially after it had snowed, and everything was pure stillness, bathed in brilliant, white light. I had a habit of…

  • Another Surrender at Sea

    Once a teacher took me to the seashore. Waves were quite high that day and the wind was blowing. She dug a grave in the sand, right at the edge where the waves washed…

  • Butterfly Effect

    [butterfly effect] = the phenomenon whereby a small change at one place in a complex system can have large effects elsewhere, e.g., a butterfly flapping its wings in Rio de Janeiro might change the…

  • True happiness is uncaused..

    “True happiness is uncaused and this cannot disappear for lack of stimulation. It is not the opposite of sorrow, it includes all sorrow and suffering. The inner happiness is overwhelmingly real. Like the sun…

  • Healing With The Voice

    “Words are beautiful but restricted. They’re very masculine, with a compact frame. But voice is over the dark, the place where there’s nothing to hang on: it comes from a part of yourself that…

  • Embrace The Vastness of Your Spirit

    I grew up in these tall soviet style apartment blocks that each resembled one another. My building was in the shadow of another building directly across it that had a playground, and the sun…

  • The Medicine and Mythology of Owls

    Owls have been around in my life, and beyond, for a very long time. The title “Owl Woman” follows me around. Sometimes I get emails from people asking me about the meaning of seeing…

  • Soul Purpose vs. Life Purpose

    I was talking to a yogi friend recently about the Life Purpose Readings I do. He remarked that he did not need any help figuring out his purpose, as he was pretty clear that…

  • Creating Sacred Space

    ”When we intentionally open up sacred space, we enter into conscious relationship with our environment, with the recognition that all is sacred. I think of it as communion with that which is most sacred…