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Posted in Authenticity, Community, Freedom, Wholeness

Play

From the moment my niece came into this world, she brought out play in me. One Christmas she gave me a rusty metal horse. It sits on a window sill, reminding me to play. Who, or what, encourages play in … Read More

Posted in Authenticity, Discernment, Freedom, Transformation

Credentials

Credentials, knowledge, wisdom, discernment, giftedness… A woman turned to me and said one phrase, “Boy! I bet you feel like a loser!” Actually, I was feeling a bit proud of myself. I had remained focused. As person after person voiced … Read More

Posted in Community, Freedom, Wholeness

Lizards and Pick-Up Sticks

I remember the anticipation I felt playing pick-up sticks, as a child. Who could pull a stick out from the heap, without disturbing the pile? Similarly, in life, we never really know if or how our words and actions will … Read More

Posted in Love, Mystery, Transformation, We Fly, Wonder

Nouns and Verbs

My question was more of an expression of wonder. I was not expecting an answer, yet a shooting star, like a big white horse, sped straight over my head. Images and actions give us stories, complete with nouns and verbs. … Read More

Posted in Freedom, Joy, Space, We Fly

Hummingbird

Hummingbird left a message, before traveling south for the winter. Cultivate joy.  When circumstances rob us of Essence, it may be time to migrate. Hummingbirds sense the dangers of persevering through winter’s cold temperatures, a lesson we would do well … Read More

Posted in Discernment, Freedom, Living Creatures, We Fly

Turkey Squirrel

Dreams allow two spirit animals come to us as one, like Turkey Squirrel. This imaginary creature prompts us to gather and give.  Some individuals collect and disperse things of substance. Others gather experiences to impart wisdom. Throughout summer, squirrels dart … Read More

Posted in Authenticity, Freedom, Life, Solitude, Trust

Pink Fairy Armadillo

The rarely seen Pink Fairy Armadillo shares a gift with us, how to keep our balance when outside forces are strong. While more common armadillos model setting boundaries, this little sand-swimmer shows us how to regulate our emotional temperature. A … Read More

Posted in Authenticity, Faith, Freedom, Light, Love, Trust

Pared

Sky and earth circled around me, until they pared me to my essence. First, I stood beneath stars and then sand until canopy and floor whirled themselves into one. Without any adornment, I dove into a sea of sky and … Read More