Category Archives: expanding awareness

Counter Chaos with Coherence

Last month I wrote about how world events affect us even when we are far removed from them.  Today I will explore the concept of coherence as a way to respond to global turmoil.  This post defines coherence, describes a … Continue reading

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Current Events Call for Balance and Stability

The events of the last several months have caused chaos, fear, anxiety and suffering. Emotional energy affects us. It requires resilience and stamina to maintain balance and stability. Continue reading

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The Creative Process: Receiving What the Universe Brings

To grow, flowers need sunshine and rain.  To grow our creations, we must cultivate a blend of desirable and seemingly less desirable components.  If we think of sunshine as seeing our intentions come to life, we must also expect downpours … Continue reading

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Bringing the Dream to Life: Setting an Intention

Last month, when I wrote about the creative process, I indicated that it involves five steps: Setting an intention Focusing your attention on your intention Letting go of control and allowing the process to unfold Receiving what the Universe brings … Continue reading

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Song of Creation: A Children’s Tale

My gift to you this holiday season is a fable that I wrote to delight the child in your heart.  May you receive it with the wonder and joy of childhood. This tale begins long ago, before the era of … Continue reading

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Responding to the Election: Be the Change You Wish to See

Now that Donald Trump is President-elect of the United States, fear and anger saturate the hearts of many people, world-wide.  A Trump presidency threatens Muslims, Jewish people, refugees, immigrants, African-Americans, people living with disabilities, individuals who rely on social services, … Continue reading

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Presence: The Gift of a Quiet Mind

How often is your awareness fully engaged in the present moment?  When I was asked that question I was surprised to realize that my mind frequently drifts to the past or future.  In my work as a spiritual director, healer … Continue reading

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