Taming the Dragon

Our fears are like dragons guarding our deepest treasure. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke The past couple of years have been almost exclusively about conquering, dismantling and letting go of my fears.  I’ve been afraid of so many things.  Risk.  Love.  Success. Failure. I feared if I looked at my own shadow side, it might swallow … More Taming the Dragon

Remembering My Father

I am not much of a drinker/carouser/party girl, so until nine years ago St. Patrick’s Day passed me by without fanfare.  I don’t drink green beer (gluten sensitivity prevents it) or have much of a hankering for corn beef and cabbage. Nine years ago my relationship to this day shifted. It turned out to be … More Remembering My Father

Curing the State of Overwhelm

“By watching the mechanics of the mind, you step out of its resistance patterns, and you can then allow the present moment to be.” ~ Eckhart Tolle This past week felt as though I was in Spain running with the bulls. (Which, by the way, is not something I would ever do.)  I was being … More Curing the State of Overwhelm

The Lessons that Sickness Teaches

This past week has been what I refer to as a sh*t storm. There have been plumbing problems in the house I rent, resulting in sewage backing up into my tub and shower, followed 24 hours later by a bout of the flu that, literally, brought me to my knees.  I was fine at 8 … More The Lessons that Sickness Teaches