October 29, 2020

The Transformative Power of Love

We’re in a moment of reckoning here in the US. People are starting to wake up, and we are getting a bit more vocal about White […]
May 28, 2018

Loving The Body

How do we love ourselves? What is self-love? Is it simply an abstract idea, or is it actually possible to love this being we call home? […]
April 19, 2018

The Great Fullness

Love is . . . Love is a great fullness A gratefulness that fills us with a sweet, yummy fullness When we love When we really […]
February 18, 2018

Why Women Don’t Leave

I guess it used to be a mystery to me, but now it just seems to be a well-kept secret — why women say no but […]
January 10, 2018

Enter “The Crone”

Today is the day. This is the day I enter a new cycle of my life, the one day of a woman’s life they call menopause. […]
December 30, 2017

Being Single

I’ve been single for six years. This is a big deal to me in some ways, and I’ve started to notice recently that I feel some […]
December 25, 2017

Happy, Merry, Ho Ho Ho, or No?

Not everyone loves Christmas. It’s a hard time for many, many people and certainly not everyone in this country celebrates Christmas. Yet it is the only […]
November 29, 2017

I Don’t Want You To Be Hungry

I just drove by a man with a sign that simply said “HUNGRY”. I wasn’t in the lane next to him but one away, as I […]
November 2, 2017

Embodying Truth

Embodiment, such a buzzword these days, what does it actually mean? I first heard this word nearly 20 years ago when my friend Jody, who was […]
October 19, 2017

What’s Impermanent? Oh Everything . . .

Our planet is rocking and rolling, well America certainly is. Puerto Rico, Las Vegas, Tom Petty, Harvey Weinstein, Northern Californian fires. These are all experiences that […]
October 5, 2017

On Relating

Relating can be difficult. We all know this. If we’ve really tried to connect deeply with someone, over time, the experience can be fraught in moments […]
October 5, 2017

Simply Being

What is it to simply be where one is? What does this even mean? No striving, no resisting, no attempts to change anything that is here […]
October 5, 2017

Divine Right Timing

Slow down, stay with yourself, don’t believe anything too soon. All things transform if you give them time. Life experiences fill out and become richer, deeper, […]
October 5, 2017

The Capacity to Develop a Capacity

I was talking with a friend yesterday and we touched upon the subject of one’s ability to develop a capacity for something.  I mused about actually […]
October 5, 2017

Free the Heart

What is freedom? Is it an experience? A truth? An idea? Perhaps it is all of these and more, and yet what I do know is […]
September 29, 2015

A Formidable Opponent

Truth resides in the heart.  A formidable opponent to the mind, indeed.  How do we develop an open heart that allows us to live truth in […]
October 26, 2014

Inner Security

We have the sense that if we shore up all things external to ourselves that we’ll be safe from harm. Thus, the exponential rise in laws […]
August 8, 2014

A tribute to Phillip Seymore Hoffman and Robin Williams

I was deeply saddened to learn that Phillip Seymore Hoffman had died this past February, and rather devastated as I learned the circumstances that surrounded him […]
July 30, 2014


The forging of a deep personal philosophy is a lifetime’s work. If we are lucky, we develop a resilient, spirited ability to cope with difficulty… METTLE […]