Many years ago, I was applying to graduate school and was trying to figure out which professors to ask for letters of recommendation. I kept feeling uneasy about one of them; a man who was very friendly and open around me, but something felt off. The night before I was going to ask him, I… Continue reading intuition: remembering the gift
Luke is our big, long-haired German Shepherd. He is a goofy, loveable guy who makes the most of his life with 6 cats, none of whom want to play with him. He was born different...he didn't even look like the other puppies in the litter, and by the time he was 6 weeks old, he… Continue reading Dissolving the fear in our minds
There is nothing more important than learning to listen to, trust, and follow our own inner voice. It is the best way to navigate the spiritual life, all of life. Many of us were told, growing up, that we didn't have the ability to decipher God's Will/The Still Small Voice within/Divine Guidance/Universal wisdom/Intuition, and were… Continue reading Navigating the spiritual life
Ever since Jack and I started talking about moving to Maine, we've been wanting to take a ride over and explore the coast for a day. We decided yesterday that we would go sometime in September. As I looked at my calendar, and realized that Monday the 12th would be a full moon (and Mondays… Continue reading trusting yourself
I loved writing yesterday's post and also wanted to dive a little deeper into the issue of what "bad news" that we should be aware of. When I am called to do something, whether it be rescue an animal, send in a donation (to an organization that is doing work that I support), or return… Continue reading The “pain of the world” that we can do something about
The picture above is from my 2011 calendar which is a series of "openings". I love the feeling it gives me of unknown opportunities behind the closed doors...especially when I am sitting, safely, at my desk looking at my calendar, busy with the life that I have chosen which seems to be working well, at… Continue reading Listening “in”
I woke up yesterday morning and really felt inspired to hold a contest on my blog. Within a minute apprehension set in: What would people think? Would they think it was tacky? Would they feel it was somehow shallow? I knew what my motives were...it felt like a "divine idea" which to me is just… Continue reading on the right track…divine ideas!