Claim your Sacred Pause your way

It’s the Sacred Pause time of the year, as we enter deep winter after the solstice and exhale after the holidays. Everywhere the invitation to reflect and gather ourselves, as we cross the threshold of a new year. My Sacred Pause time came unexpectedly early...

The Cozy and Reckoning Times are Here

The cozy times have arrived in Nor Cal. We’re stacking two cords of oak to keep the wood stove burning this winter and the duvets are back on the beds. I’m inspired to be in the kitchen again after a long, hot summer of quick salads. Already this week I’ve whipped up...

It’s a big moment: new moon and eclipse Shakti

I’ve opened the same drawer in the kitchen three times today forgetting that the contents have already been packed for our move. Each time I see the emptiness staring back at me, it makes me roll my eyes at my own programming. It’s an ingrained, automatic pathway to...

One of the most significant moments of the year

  With the hustle-bustle of holidays upon us, I’m reaching out to make sure you don’t miss the golden opportunity of the solstice on Saturday. This potent tipping point, heralding the longest night here in the North (or the apex of the light in the Southern...

Rings True

    The day before our national “Independence” holiday and within hours of the New Moon eclipse, my wedding rings disappeared. It seems they didn’t want to be married to me anymore. They wanted their freedom. They were eclipsed. I’m not the kinda gal who...

Spoken Words on Ecstasy and The Change

I have a new poem-piece to share with you, playing with words to express my current moment of post-menopausal sensuality. May it give you hope if you’re in the heat of it, allay some of the fear if it’s on the horizon, and bring you a smile if you’re...