Category Archives: new beginnings

Walking into Spring

Early spring is a beautiful time to take a wisdom walk. A walk where you let your mind rest and open all of your senses to the natural world. Begin by setting a clear intention to witness spring and receive all of the pleasure of its beauty and any wisdom it has to offer. Choose […]

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Spring is a new beginning…

This Monday March 20th at 6:29 am EDT, marks the equinox and the first day of spring. An undeniable shift will be happening in the natural world on that particular day at that particular moment; a shift that ushers in spring a time of growing light and warmth. When I was a child, each year […]

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Shower Love

Anticipating the birth of a baby is a perfect time to bring family and friends together in a meaningful celebration. When going through one of life’s big changes, people long for connection where important words are spoken and love is shared. When I was planning a baby shower with a new “mom to be” she […]

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Endings and Beginnings

I love summer more than any other season. I love the beauty of the flowers, the aroma, the moisture in the air, the freedom of movement, the stars, swimming, fireflies, fresh fruit, bare feet, bare shoulders, swimming, canoeing, camping, morning walks, swimming, lemonade, eating every meal outside, wading in the creek, and on and on. […]

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Welcome Spring

Yesterday morning, I was dazzled by nature. When I stepped outside the back door my eyes were drawn up to a brilliant blue sky that held the most beautiful white clouds. The quality of the air was cool and moist and I felt immediately revived from my sleep. Revived from sleep…we’re all ready for that […]

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Look to Love

A number of years ago my husband and I divorced and a long winter followed with powerful waves of grief. I could have lingered in disappointment or anger but instead I set a clear intention to follow a path of love as guidance during the process of letting go. I reached out to my therapist […]

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A Fresh Look at a New Year

I went for a New Year’s walk first thing this morning. I got on my coat, boots, hat and mittens and headed out the door with the intention to see things with fresh eyes. After all, this was the first morning of the first day of a new year. Tiny snowflakes were gently falling and […]

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For Marriage

This Saturday I am performing my first wedding! Off and on over the past few weeks I’ve sequestered myself in my studio for hours at a time writing and rewriting until only the words with just the right sentiment for the couple I’m working with remain. It was a beautiful feeling when everything finally came […]

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Morning Pleasure

Sometimes I wake up feeling dreary, whether from a dream or when my first thoughts are about my “To Do” list. This morning I was greeted by pleasure! I read a passage on love from “The Book of Awakening” by Mark Nepo. His words are such a steadying force. I was greeted by my playful […]

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A Thousand Words

It is often said that a picture speaks a thousand words. Today, I want to share the experience of a thousand words with you through this video that was created from the community ceremony I performed last week. Let the watching of this 4-minute ceremony awaken your senses. Listen to the words of the poem […]

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