Inch by Inch

I woke up this morning humming part of  The Garden Song by David Mallett – the closing song at Betsy’s memorial service.  The song describes how by taking small steps, mulching, weeding, etc., we can make our gardens fertile ground. Betsy, my mother-in-law, was deeply connected to nature.  An avid gardener and bird-watcher, she tended […]

Sliding Scales and other Sneaky Stuff

A marketing coach asked me today: “What’s with the sliding scale?”  “How does that work?” I figured since she had this question, most of the people checking out my website would, too.  So here’s the deal: Offering intuitive sessions and tarot readings on a sliding scale is a tool designed to help you practice using […]

Joanna Macy, Rilke and Me

During the last two weeks, I’ve been listening repeatedly to an interview with Joanna Macy that Krista Tippett recorded for her radio show Being.  The topic, A Wild Love for the World, has me captivated. I am soothed by the sound of Joanna’s voice – the wisdom in and beyond her words that emanates from her being, the lightheartedness […]

When the Heart Aches

In my last blog, Revolution, I explored the ways in which taking action aligned with our deepest knowing can often lead to a sense of ease and satisfaction.  Yet there are also times when knowing what is mine to do leads to a sense of heartache or unrest. It’s no less the next right thing, it […]

Revolution

I just returned from serving as the lead organizer at a nine-day Nonviolent Communication (NVC) International Intensive Training (IIT).  Each morning the entire group (59 people) gathered for a “Remembering” – an opportunity to remember the purpose of NVC. One morning, a participant shared this excerpt from When I Die by Nikki Giovanni: and if […]