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Musing and reflections from the facilitator of the women's writing retreat.

12/22/2019

In 2020, what if you...

Prioritize your self-care. Do the things that center you now, rather than waiting for when you are centered to do them. 

Say “yes” often but only when you actually wan...

2/15/2019

At the Awaken Your Creative Soul Women’s Retreat Weekend (upcoming Sept 20-22, 2019), Marianne Richmond asked us to paint a circle with particular layers of meaning when it comes to our relatio...

12/31/2018

Some say,
“Once I love myself,
I can let in love. 
But first I need 
to love myself...
First.
Once I’m there 
Once I’ve finished
Once I’m whole - 
Then! Then,
I’ll be ready
to let love in.”
A f...

2/13/2018

I gathered with an incredible group of women during this recent last full moon. We shared a span of ages forty years wide, a multitude of experiences and backgrounds, and a wild brew of curious...

12/31/2017

This is an invitation to a writing reflection during this turn of the year, an invitation to honor the woman you are. 

I wrote an article two years ago about the value of reflecting rather tha...

12/27/2017

Often, between the here and there of places, intriguing things happen.

On my way home to my family for the holidays, I had a two-day stopover in Cancun. On my last morning, I walked into "Cafe...

7/20/2017

When I came to Guatemala in February 2012, I had a poem in my pocket, a few words written on a loose blank page and a pulsing piñata metaphor. I wanted to find someone, something, anything that...

5/28/2016

I've been tracing around my small village with a tiny folder of marked up papers and my phone as a voice recorder.

Inside of that folder are the umpteenth drafts of a couple of child...

3/1/2016

What would you write about? Do you think you'd be the only one? 

2/24/2016

Trust me, he’s a gold digger.

Not the guy you’re dating now. Or the ex involved in your messy divorce. Or the prince charming or spiritual soulmate you’re waiting to meet or don’t ever care to.

N...

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