Rabbit I’ve got the keys now

February 10, 2014 by  
Filed under SYMBOLS & TEACHERS

Yesterday I discovered the frozen, lifeless body of my sweet little rabbit, my Animal Guide, lying under the big pine tree in my back yard. She froze to death in this year’s very harsh Chicago winter of sub-zero arctic temperatures. Naturally I was devastated. She has been my Animal Guide for several years now and [...]

It is not thoughts that matter

February 7, 2014 by  
Filed under INNER JOURNEY

“It is not thoughts that matter, but hours of silence and the precious dimension of existence which is otherwise completely unknown, certainly unknown when one thinks, or mentally speaks…or even writes. It must simply be seen, and is not seen until one has been sitting still, alone, in its own utter obviousness.” ~~ Thomas Merton, [...]

Have you had your Rabbit medicine?

January 26, 2014 by  
Filed under INNER JOURNEY

I love what my little rabbit, who lives under my back deck, continues to remind me, teach me, and show me. That there is always a way out. And that the best way out is through. Push through.

Reflection Activities for New Year’s Day

December 30, 2013 by  
Filed under INNER JOURNEY

Yesterday I shared that I’m getting ready to hunker down for my annual New Year’s Eve reflection activities and I shared my agenda with you — just in case you were looking for something “different” to do this year. Every New Year’s Eve I spend the evening with my journal, sketch pads, candles, card decks, music, prayers, intentions, and [...]

A Different Kind of New Year’s Eve

December 29, 2013 by  
Filed under INNER JOURNEY

I’m getting ready to hunker down for my annual New Year’s Eve reflection activities and thought I’d share my agenda with you — just in case you are looking for something “different” to do this year. It’s an evening I spend with my journal, sketch pads, candles, card decks, music, prayers, intentions, and dreams. It’s a time [...]

Notice what gives you peace

October 9, 2013 by  
Filed under INNER JOURNEY

My darlings have returned for yet another blaze of beauty this evening. They serve as reminders once again to: Keep focusing on things that give you pleasure, peace, and serenity. Things that make your heart jump with joy. Things that make you sigh in the best of ways. Things that make you pause, things that [...]

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