As I called a friend to sing her Happy Birthday I remembered why rituals are so important. Rituals are like a thread. They connect us to our past, enrich our present, and tie us to the future. Rituals bring us together, they help us celebrate who we are, what we believe, where we come from,Continue reading “RITUALS”


Dear God, I just wanted to take a moment to thank you for blessing me with Thich Nhat Hanh’s book Fear: Essential Wisdom for Getting through the Fear. I am not sure what I was expecting when I began this book, but I am so grateful for all that is helping me to release andContinue reading “TO MY BIRTH FATHER”


  I was having a conversation with a friend recently about what I do when life gets difficult. I would like to be able to say that life is never difficult and there are never any obstacles placed in front of me, but I would be lying. At the same time, it struck me thatContinue reading “WHEN LIFE GETS DIFFICULT, I __________”


There have been moments in my life when I wish I could wake up and be completely free from the Dream of the Planet. Moments when I did not have to work at being aware of what I was thinking and why and what I was working on hooking myself from in my life. TheContinue reading “IT IS AN ONGOING ADVENTURE.”

Today is a new day!

I was once taught that the most dangerous states to live in are the past and the present. Today is a new day! One thing so many people do is spend their entire lives beating themselves up for something, which they said or did or didn’t say or do years ago, but today is aContinue reading “Today is a new day!”