Overcoming Overwhelm with the POWER of your HEARTh-fire

As we face the daunting tasks of our lives…from figuring out how to balance a meaningful livelihood with our personal sanity and quality family time to facing the environmental, economic and political challenges on the global stage…it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and even powerless. Often, when I’m talking with people about the changes they want Continue Reading →

The Return of Spirit

Stop what you’re doing just for a moment and see if you can feel your breath moving in and out of your body…if you can feel your heart beating in your chest. Can you feel the LIFEforce in you? The energy that keeps all your bodily systems running. This lifeforce is more than a biological Continue Reading →

The Need for Necessity

The people of the Arctic learn to make cozy and perfectly waterproof boots out of sealskin because they NEED them. The people of the Amazon learn to make medicines out of the plants to cure disease and clear away parasites because they NEED to. And people all over the world have learned to gather in Continue Reading →

OUTing our Cultural Assumptions

Culture is something we take for granted…it’s the water we swim in…the paradigm of reality that we can hardly even see because it’s all we know. It’s what we’re born into…the worldview and reality that get passed down from generation to generation. It’s actually a bundle of assumptions about the world…a collection of ideas, expectations, Continue Reading →

What’s it gonna take?

When the newsfeed and broadcasts get flooded with images and stories of violence, oppression, injustice and pollution…do you ever think to yourself… “What’s it gonna take?” What’s it gonna take for us to change our ways? To realize, once and for all, that this culture of disconnection and disrespect is a dead end street…to wake Continue Reading →

Becoming Whole

Two years ago the dentist told me my tooth was dead. It turns out that teeth are living beings and, just like people, they can die. And, just like people, when they go they leave a big gaping hole where they once lived. This is a story of healing and transformation of release and surrender. Continue Reading →


I had this idea of wholeness Like I was supposed to keep it all together Like I was supposed to figure it all out and fix it… To hold on to all of it That there was shame in losing any part of myself But life and healing demand release… The letting go and loosening Continue Reading →

Hush Hush…

Hush hush quiet now… we are leaving the rush of things to get done and missions to accomplish… Journeying deep into the white woods, covered in crystalized snow. Crunching beneath feet and huffing of breath the only sounds now as thin streams of sunlight dance on the glossy surface of what was once a playfully Continue Reading →

Turning Inspiration into Action (with Julia Butterfly Hill and Daryl Hannah)

Do you ever get all fired up after listening to an inspirational TED talk or watching a documentary about this pivotal time we’re living in? Do you get passionate and inspired and feel the energy of change moving through you? And then, in the face of your daily tasks, what happens to all that enthusiasm? Continue Reading →


Arise…ing in a whole new way… pivotal moments opening doors of being.living.perceiving with greater capacities of wow and now…of hope and faith… of the YESness that feeds the starlight fire of sovereign beings intimately interwoven in the miraculous web of magical life.   Arising…….. Lifting our hearts and songs and dance UP to the Great Continue Reading →