Resistance, Desire and Sacred Willingness

Resistance, Desire and Sacred Willingness

Resistance is always connected to our desire and is often a combination of attraction and avoidance. We want to be more creative but we don’t pick up the paint brush. We want to be stronger in our body but we don’t go out of the house to take that walk. We want a...
A Prayer To The Great Mother

A Prayer To The Great Mother

In honor of everything that is flowing around our psyches these days I wrote a poem as an invocation to the Great Mother Goddess. Many of us are going through some challenging times of shifting and opening, change and loss and need some extra added tenderness for the...
The Power Of Presence To Heal Resistance

The Power Of Presence To Heal Resistance

I have been in the psychological, emotional and spiritual healing professions for almost 40 years. And how I define healing is the process of supporting people to live more fully from what is the most true and alive for them. To be all of who they are. To be...
The Deeper Emotional Truth About Resistance

The Deeper Emotional Truth About Resistance

In preparation for the upcoming class Resistance RX: Magic Mojo for Much Creative Momentum, I have been thinking a LOT about creative resistance. What it is. What it isn’t. How it works. And how to deal with it when it inevitably shows up. When I hear folks talk about...
The Heart Protecting Power Of Resistance

The Heart Protecting Power Of Resistance

I’m getting really excited about my upcoming class with my pal Andrea Schroeder, Resistance Rx: Magic Mojo for Mucho Creative Momentum. And preparing myself for this class has me thinking a lot about the topic of resistance as something that creative folks deal with...
Redwoods

Redwoods

Reaching for the redwoods Opening my heart in wordless prayer Offering my heart in wordless devotion Asking for the blessings of wood and evergreen needles and branches To wash over and through me To shower me with the ancient grounded teachings of how to best live in...
Keeping Your Heart Open In Hard Times

Keeping Your Heart Open In Hard Times

Like many folks I am in a place of stunned heartache over the world events of the past few weeks. It has made it seem almost impossible to find the words to even begin to speak to the confusion and fear and sorrow that seems to permeate so much of our collective...