Be the change

Life is magical Gandhi is credited with saying, “Be the  change you wish to see in the world.” Wonderful advice and it makes a great bumper sticker but what he actually said is: “We but mirror the world. All the tendencies present in the outer world are to be found in...

What If You Saw Only Love?

Whatever we focus our attention on we get more of, so what do you want more of? How often do you judge others or feel judged? My mom and I had a tumultuous relationship. We often had screaming matches and I remember the look in her eyes when she asked my WHY I always...

The Fine Art of Procrastination

  Procrastination used to be my way of life and my life wasn’t grand. I’d look around at all the things that needed to get done and feel overwhelmed and get nothing done. I really thought I was over it but the tendency snuck back in. It seemed logical but long story...

And then . . . love or fear?

I feel like I have fallen off the map lately.  Over a month ago Bea had major surgery on her foot. She can’t put any weight on the cast so I have become the care taker of all the chickens, the dogs, the cats, the land, her and me. It took me a while to realize I kept...

I lost my voice

Two weeks ago my partner Bea had major surgery on her ankle. She was in immense pain and won’t be able to put any weight on her leg for at least 6 weeks. That meant I had to take care of her, all the cats, kittens and dogs, 80 + chickens, the parrot and the garden. A...

When your mind won’t quiet down

The other day my mind wouldn’t quiet down. Relaxing enough to meditate just wasn’t going to happen so I decided I would journal instead. Instead of my normal journaling I found myself writing my prayers. I've never done that before and I found it very relaxing. It was...

Love, freedom and joy

Love leads to freedom and freedom leads to joy. Or is it the other way around? In my opinion love is the most powerful force in the world. Love based love that is, and not fear based love. What’s the difference? Fear is defined as an unpleasant emotion caused by the...

 

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