On 8 Wings and a Prayer.

I miss my Mommy. (I guess pandemics have a way of doing that.) So, on this 4th year without her, instead of just lighting a candle in her honor, I said this little prayer: "Dear Mom, could you please give me a sign that you're with me? I wish it could be a dragonfly. But [...]

2020-06-11T04:32:26+00:00Blog, Inspiration, Upliftment|

Pledge Allegiance To Your Heart.

Everyone always says “listen to your heart.” But how can you even hear it with all the noise and chaos of the outside world? Not to mention all the noise and chaos inside your head. After years of being bullied by My Brain and all its judgments, fears and worries, I’ve learned to listen to [...]

2019-03-21T17:28:01+00:00Inspiration, Upliftment|

Yes, There Is Life After Death.

When I heard that one of our beautiful birch trees was dying,I was heart-broken. To me, it wasn’t just a tree. It was something sacred, rooted in memory and meaning. As a little girl, I spent hours under the lacy leaves of a pair of birch trees, staring up at the sky, looking for dolphins [...]

2019-04-08T17:22:30+00:00Inspiration, Upliftment|

How To Change Your Angst To Thanks.

Holidays can bring up a lot muck---especially in the expectations department. For instance, I had a cozy picture in my head of my son driving up to Ojai from LA tonight and us waking up to coffee and conversation Thanksgiving morning. (Reality check: with a 23-year old, it would have been way past noon and [...]

2019-03-21T17:28:01+00:00Inspiration, Upliftment|