Category: intentions

Illumination Unsatisfied – Day 52 of 108

when values slip, where is the ground?

Clues from a Friend ~ American Sentence Day 39 of 108

Infinite gestures. photo: Holly Troy

Don’t Underestimate the Value of Shining Your Light

Winter means the return of the light! Shine on! photo: Holly Troy

Speaking to the Water

It's been unusually dry in Flagstaff. And warm. In the meantime, the ski resort is making snow with reclaimed water. photo: Holly Troy

Darkness, Embodiment, and Manifestation – Musings on the New Moon and Solstice Music

What is your wisdom and successful foundation? What gifts can you add to the cosmic collective? Image: By 2MASS/G. Kopan, R. Hurt - Atlas Image [or Atlas Image mosaic] obtained as part of the Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS), a joint project of the University of Massachusetts and the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center/California Institute of Technology, funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Science Foundation. Wikimedia 

Writing for Fun, Writing for Life

Time and again, I have seen how writing can be incredibly empowering. This winter, writing became one of the ways in which I was able to show care and love for my partner while he was going through the ordeal of open-heart surgery. One of the most comforting decisions we made was to write about his healing process on Caring Bridge. The writing was a lifeline for us — sharing broke up the isolation, exhaustion and anxiety that serious illness generates. photo: Holly Troy

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What if I told you, “You are enough?”

The right to be alive. First Chakra. Our connection to Earth and to the Cosmos. Our right to be free. How are you supported in your right to be? Can you look in the mirror and say, "I am enough?" How does it feel to know that your being alive is enough? I am proposing ...

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the joy of being yourself – manipura

"Joy comes when you're being spontaneous — it's really hard to be happy when you're not being yourself." - Tony Robbins https://youtu.be/jL5jKptjIQw “The only way to avoid pissing people off is to do nothing important.” — Oliver Emberton “It’s not about the cards you’re dealt, but how you play the hand.” ― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture ...

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Rooting in the First Chakra

Sydney Francis and I are embarking on a vast project for releasing shame from our physical and bliss bodies, and inviting joy, love, and full-bodied empowerment into our lives. We are beginning this endeavor with a ritual that is a practice in deeply grounding our right to be safe, loved, happy, blissful, and comfortable with our sexuality, creativity, intellect, love . . . basically it's a celebration for the essence of what makes us each unique as well as part of the larger consciousness.