Notes from Your Dark Night of the Soul

As some of you are aware, I've just emerged from another Dark Night of the Soul, for which I am incredibly grateful! The growth out of this one has been phenomenal, such that I'm actually looking forward to more Dark Nights (well…maybe not giddy with

It Takes A Village…

Yesterday I was unproductive as Hell!  I started the day fully intending to accomplish at least a good chunk of my list and ended up blowing off a meeting and eating sugar which totally takes me offline.  So what was going on with me? It

Why Much of Your Learning Has Been Fruitless

Do you have a veritable library of self-help books, yet continue to struggle with the same issues?  Have you invested in expensive programs that promised to make a difference only to find yourself right back at square one? I’d like to give you some good

Let Go of Worry and Focus on Your Mission

Today as I was meditating, thoughts of worry kept intruding about money.  As we approach winter, business at the motel/retreat center has a natural cycle of declining visitors, thus lower revenue.  Simultaneously, as the weather gets colder, the heating bills go up, along with the

Expansion In A Time of Contraction

It seems there’s so much fear, contraction, negativity, hatred, and suspicion in our world at present.  How do we stay in expansion, positivity, and joy when surrounded by those opposing energies?  And…why do we want to? In this blog post, I intend to make the

Why Not Getting Our Way Is SUCH a Good Thing for Growth

There’s a card in my Grace Card deck entitled Growth. The message on the card says “Accept the lesson. When things don’t go our way, something more important to the growth of our soul is in the works.” I love this message because it reminds