How to Get Grounded with a Nature Meditation

How to Get Grounded with a Nature Meditation

My Dear Community, When was the last time you took time to retreat from ‘the world’? Time to slow down and notice how you feel and what you’re thinking? To really allow your grief, or overwhelm, or glimpses of happiness?   Instead, how often do you dash from one thing...
Honoring Your 911 Memory

Honoring Your 911 Memory

Where were you twenty years ago, September 11, 2001? And what do you remember about that day? It’s time to honor your 911 memory. I was on my way to a networking meeting in Fort Collins, CO. The radio was turned off so I didn’t hear the news alerts. Instead, I was in...
Is Your Inner Critic Killing You?

Is Your Inner Critic Killing You?

My Gestalt therapist-Episcopalian Priest used to say, “Progress has been made”. Thankfully she came out of retirement to work with me when I moved to Oregon. And guided me to Centered Wellbeing – that place within each of us that is pure Love. Love without work...
Who is Your Forever Father?

Who is Your Forever Father?

Father’s Day. Another day full of emotional memories. Painful for some. Joyful for others. Who will be your Forever Father?   Yesterday was Juneteenth. The oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.  ...

Are You Afraid of Forgetting Them

Several people said to me this week, “I’m afraid of forgetting him.” Or, “Time is passing since her death and my memories of her are passing too.” Perhaps thoughts of Memorial Day are triggering fear. The fear that we’ll forget is pulling at our hearts. That’s why I...

Over Seven Million Leveled by Grief

Grief follows me everywhere – even to the Oregon coast!! Last Sunday morning shortly after 7 a.m. my dear friend, Barb, sent a text. It read: “You up? If you are, watch CBS Sunday Morning. There is a segment on grief.” I didn’t even finish making coffee, flew...