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

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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 

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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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Never Give Up. Always Surrender.

I received this message in my inbox from Heather Bleasdell, Citizen Witch. Never give up. Always Surrender. ~ Heather Bleasdell Her wise words makes so much sense to me right now. Caring for my partner while he is recovering from open heart surgery has been a constant surrendering to the situation at hand and taking […]

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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 “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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Solstice Intention Setting for 2017 (and beyond)

Several years ago I learned an exercise similar to the one I am presenting here based on an Abraham Hicks Teaching. This is my own version of the exercise. I borrowed this post from one of my workshops. The exercise was based on writing and using the energy of the new moon. I’ve revised it for […]

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Stone House, Wine, the Forest, and the Sea

This is stunning. Fantastical beauty by Amanda Palmer and her father Jack (and friends). This video is a lush dreamscape. Just watch.   I originally saw this video on Pitchfork.

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