Why Excommunication?

I was waiting to share my thoughts on this until I felt like I had full context of this situation, and until I had worked out my own triggers around it.  I suppose the pull to share my feelings on this won’t leave me alone because I’ve...

Lilith and A Woman’s Wants

What would it feel like to “admit” your wants? What would it feel like to give yourself permission to want what you want and to change your mind whenever you want? We are “wanting machines” – as Abraham Hicks says. Wanting is holy;...

You

This time of year, our souls beg to be examined, nurtured and validated. In essence, fed. In 2006, I crafted my first version of Permission to Shine (which at that time was subtitled, The Art of Being Beautiful) with a burning in my heart to...

The Untamed Heart of My Daughter

This picture displays beautifully why I should trust in the wild, sweet and unknown future of my 14 year-old daughter. Why I should place my confidence in such a beautiful “free spirit” She who seems unable to be tamed. She who won’t...

What You Long For…

Following is my favorite poem, “The Invitation” by Oriah. Hadn’t read it in a while, then picked it back up this afternoon as certain phrases kept ruminating in my busy head… It doesn’t interest me what you do for...