Liminality

Liminality by Carrie Newcomer So much of what we knowLives just below the surface.Half of a treeSpreads out beneath our feet.Living simultaneously in two worlds,Each half informing and nurturingThe whole.A tree is either and neitherBut mostly both. I am drawn to liminal spaces,The half-tamed and unruly patch Where the forest gives wayAnd my little gardenContinue reading “Liminality”

How Can I Keep from Singing?

Dory, from Pixar’s Finding Nemo , reminds us to just keep swimming. The birds in my woods remind me to just keep singing. Do you find it difficult to be hopeful in these times as I do? I sometimes find myself choosing minute by minute to hang on to a tiny thread of hope. It’sContinue reading “How Can I Keep from Singing?”

Emerging

Checking in with all of you! How are you doing? Are you now engaging in activities that were shut down last year? It seems we can attend once again attend graduations, weddings, ball games, visit family and friends and enjoy seeing faces again! I have so much joy and hope! I haven’t blogged much butContinue reading “Emerging”

Policy Update

Because the government has lifted certain restrictions and mandates in recent weeks, I wanted to update my policies for spiritual companioning, in-person workshops, and Reiki sessions. First of all, I believe and respect an individual’s freedom to make personal choices. Your medical information is personal and private and not my business. Therefore, I leave itContinue reading “Policy Update”

Being a Wounded Healer

I often contemplate these wise words from spiritual writer, Henri Nouwen in my practice as a spiritual director/companion and SoulCollage facilitator. How do I lean into and allow my own woundedness to be a source of compassion for those I companion and share SoulCollage? I think by recognizing our own pain and shadows we canContinue reading “Being a Wounded Healer”

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