Light-Bringers & Change-Agents: Our Numbers Grow Every Single Day.

  “The more light you allow within you, the brighter the world you live in will be.” ~Shakti Gawain This past week the energies swirling around me sounded so loud I nearly cried. The political machinations and racism and stupidity and fear threatened to overwhelm me. As an empath (highly sensitive person) I felt assaulted. … More Light-Bringers & Change-Agents: Our Numbers Grow Every Single Day.

Imagine A Better World

Day 9: A – Z Challenge “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” — Albert Einstein I recently read, Einstein’s Dreams, by Alan Lightman. In it, he imagines Einstein’s theories of time, through a series of chapters where time moves too quickly, too slowly, or not at all. In some of Einstein’s imaginative ideas, time moves … More Imagine A Better World

Empathy: Open Your Heart

“Empathy is really the opposite of spiritual meanness. It’s the capacity to understand that every war is both won and lost. And that someone else’s pain is as meaningful as your own.” ~ Barbara Kingsolver Turning from Me to We We live in a culture that has typically not had a lot of use for … More Empathy: Open Your Heart

My Heart is a Great River. So is Yours.

“Your heart is like a great river after a long spell of rain, spilling over its banks. All signposts that once stood on the ground are gone, inundated and carried away by that rush of water. And still the rain beats down on the surface of the river. Every time you see a flood like … More My Heart is a Great River. So is Yours.

Everything Starts With The Word

“Poetry is a kind of witchcraft. We have the power to manifest, to call forth, to make what didn’t happen, happen. I think of the griots who delivered stories from town to town, the soothsayers and playwrights and brujas, all the ceremonies and dedications and incantations and proclamations, everything that starts with the word. And … More Everything Starts With The Word