Displaying items by tag: InSpiration

The Gift of an Imperfect Father, Image: prostock-studio/AdobeStock.comThe Gift of an Imperfect Father  

For many of us, Dad was the first person to throw us a ball, take us fishing or treat us to ice cream after a game. If we were fortunate, he was the one who made a bad day better, was a strong protector who kept the metaphorical...

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Mothering the World                                               , Image: prostock-studio/AdobeStock.comMothering the World   
  

All that is brought to fruition has someone behind the scenes tending to its innate potential. The quality of nurturing permeates both the human and the natural world and goes much deeper than raising beloved offspring. Whether it be a...

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Spring is a State of Mind, Image: tsuguliev/AdobeStock.comSpring is a State of Mind  

Every year, spring lifts us from lethargy, her blossomed enthusiasm nudging us to take down the curtains for an annual wash, clean out the closets, and plot this year’s garden. If we...

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Journaling to Access Inner Wisdom, Image: ashlyn ciara/Unsplash.comJournaling to Access Inner Wisdom  

On a summer afternoon in 2015, I sat in my favorite coffee shop waiting on life-changing news. With each minute, my anxiety mounted, so I turned to the only thing that calms me in a stressful situation—my journal. As my pen...

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Living in the Frequency of Love, Image: Benjavisa Ruangvaree/AdobeStock.comLiving in the Frequency of Love  
  

Most of us refer to love as an emotion, but in essence, love is a verb, a powerful call to action. When we remember its true nature, we can answer its call with our...

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Why Words Matter, Image: loran4a/AdobeStock.comWhy Words Matter  
  

From witchy incantations in Shakespeare’s Macbeth to ancient Sanskrit mantras; from the stirring speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr. to the divinely inspired poetry of the Sufis, words have bridged the chasm between the visible and the invisible since...

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Circles of Healing, Image: fizkes/AdobeStock.comCircles of Healing  
The Power of Gathering in Community   

Had the intellectual achievements of human culture evolved during a revolution based on living systems in the natural world rather than one of rapid industrial growth and resource consumption, we might be experiencing interconnectedness instead of...

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Season of Light, Image: kharchenkoirina/AdobeStock.comSeason of Light  
Celebrating the Soul of Winter  

Inevitably, the wheel of the year turns with the nuances of the seasons hardly noticed in the blur of our busy days. “Next year,” we say, when we realize that we’ve run out of time to try that holiday recipe, connect with friends or revel in a winter sunset. Collecting...

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The Healing Power of a Hug, Image: jason stitt/AdobeStock.comThe Healing Power of a Hug  

When we were children, a hug helped to take the sting out of a skinned knee or quell first-day-of-school jitters. In adulthood, hugs are not as plentiful or practical; many people lack partners or loved ones, and the gesture—both...

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The Quiet Power of Intuition, Image: prostockstudio/AdobeStock.comThe Quiet Power of Intuition  
Using this Sixth Sense to Endure & Prosper   

Albert Einstein considered knowledge secondary to intuition and inspiration, and modern visionaries like Steve Jobs, Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg have all endorsed the practical magic of...

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