Conception Curiosity~ A Love Story

Conception Curiosity~ A Love Story

One day, as I was driving Ezra up to Mt. Ashland for an afternoon of snowboarding with his friends, a most astonishing conversation arose between us.  We were slowly winding our way up the mountain, oohing and aahing together at the glorious sight of fresh powder...
The Potent Gem of “I Love Myself”

The Potent Gem of “I Love Myself”

“I Love Myself” One night before bedtime, a couple years ago, my kids and I were communing in our hot tub under the starlight and moonshine, relaxed and open-hearted together. In that shimmering warmth of connection, I found myself saying to them, “I want to share...
The Revolutionary Choosing of Love

The Revolutionary Choosing of Love

These last couple of weeks, on more than one occasion, I’ve lost track of love. The pain of collective trauma has ached in my chest. My hands have felt small and my voice weak as I’ve fumbled my way towards prayer. Perhaps “disheartened” would be the word. As reports...

Help Me to Stay in the Wonder

My little boy only wants Sanskrit mantras sung to him as he falls asleep. “Please Mama, sing me the Sanskrit ones?” he says, as he scoots back his 7 year old body into my spooning embrace, finding his trustworthy bridge into  dream. My little budding woman-child wants...
When Death Comes In Close

When Death Comes In Close

Death is always with us; an inescapable promise that goes hand-in-hand with life. And yet there are times when the undeniable presence of death comes in closer than usual, making its reality acutely known and felt. Whether it’s a death from heart-wrenching suicide, or...