The last week of the year

by Administrator on December 30, 2014

Take some time before the new year even starts to take stock and reflect on the past year. Take a breath and exhale last year. Instead of a resolution, re-solve what is incomplete. Shining awareness here will open new possibilities.

This is a sober approach to the New Year before the champagne, so you don’t drag the old stuff with you! Instead of just hoping that things will be different or better, sit with yourself and reflect on the past year. It can be brief.

Take this opportunity, while the whole world is positioning itself, to acknowledge and remember where you’ve been, what worked, and where you realize you can do better. There may be many little things that you forgot to celebrate. You are looking at this as an observer so no judgement. With this commitment you will land right into the present moment. Just be with it all as it is. It’s like remembering scenes from a movie that you were in, and now you are watching.

Certainly write down what needs completion. You are facing yourself, and it’s very grounding. Alleviate the overwhelm and pressure of looking ahead by giving this practice its due. It’s a simple task that helps you find your own rhythm. What comes naturally is what you want to experience next year, and you can schedule and be on your way.

You can share some insights with your partner if you’d like, and see what is motivating both of you for the next year. That can be a courageous conversation.

As I did this I sat with anything that was troubling me so I could get a better perspective. So be done with it all, breath out and let go.

Next: Ways to structure the year


Dedicating some time

by Administrator on July 7, 2014

Pulling away from distractions, being in nature.


Fridays, day to recap and celebrate

March 7, 2014

So much of our time is preparation, so much is routine, and so much retrospect, that the path of a man’s genius contracts itself to a very few hours. -Ralph Waldo Emerson Interested in traditional medicine? Folk medicine is seen as alternative, even though it’s older and stores great wisdom. We are going to look […]

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It’s not too late

December 3, 2013

To wake up. To be myself. To appreciate it all. To live a life expressing from authentic realizations. To carve out impressions of my finer points leaving footsteps that inspire. What about difficulties? I aspire to transcend them, and they in turn become like smoke, not like armor. To be noble and humble. I am […]

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wasp medicine

October 29, 2013

This picture is the last bit of stuff that went in to my car. I just moved. Am now in an apartment. Yesterday was a real big day in getting organized. A big move across a few states and voila, am in a new place. A wasp happened upon my screen in the living room, […]

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Completion…sets us free

October 1, 2013

The ego keeps us incomplete. Thrives on it for survival. Makes experiences its own, and is that voice that has us doubting, So…completeness is our birth rite. How to feel it and experience that. How about abundance? That too is our birth rite. I had a very powerful visualization of my grandmother opening a safety […]

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Symbols …The Cormorant

September 26, 2013

Hi all..in the topic of symbols, Friday I went to the mall, which is a rare event to see about resoling my favorite boots, and as I left I saw this little guy. I stopped 4 parking spaces from him, took some pictures, and then finally he puked up a fish and flew away (i […]

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This New Moon…The Divine Feminine

May 9, 2013

Take the opportunity of this new moon with a solar eclipse to immerse yourself into a deeper feminine place. Look at this from your perspective, from your mother’s perspective, and with great love and respect, let go of anything that doesn’t fit. A deeper calling is “hear” for you: feel directly. Go to the earth, […]

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Let go of the shore.

February 8, 2013

Let go! When I woke up this morning  my first thoughts were about being a river. I saw very clearly the things that keep me clinging to the shore.  Zen uses the river as an example of how to live a life in flow.  Whoever I am still carrying and wherever I perseverate is me […]

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October 4, 2012

Creative people seem to have more resistances. I was thinking about a pregnant woman, and how clear it is that nature is now in charge. She is not figuring out what she is creating. There can be so much angst and overwhelm on doing our art, or doing anything that is authentic.  Making it a […]

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