R E M E M B E R I N G

R E M E M B E R I N G

One year ago was the last time I saw Chelsea in person before she was in a coma. It was an important trip for many reasons. Originally, I had plans to attend a spiritual retreat over Presidents’ Day weekend and those plans fell through in a way that was very...
For the Lovers, the Haters and the Heavy-hearted

For the Lovers, the Haters and the Heavy-hearted

February is a month rich with energy of the heart. In addition to containing a holiday dedicated to celebrating love, February is also American Heart Month. The American Heart Association uses this month to raise awareness about heart disease and how people can...
F R I D A Y ➢ N I G H T ➢ H A P S

F R I D A Y ➢ N I G H T ➢ H A P S

On Friday night, a 100 year old woman died while my hand was on her chest. I was giving her Reiki while I assessed her breathing and comfort. There were clear physical signs that she was very close to death, so, after I had enough information to be assured of her...
Why Drink Golden Milk

Why Drink Golden Milk

I have gotten a lot of questions about my Golden Milk routine, so here’s the deal: . . I started incorporating ashwaganda (an adaptogenic herb) into my diet a few months ago. Despite all of the coping mechanisms and practices I have, I had a really, really,...
More Than The Map

More Than The Map

This poem is my heart right now. The only difference is I think I am the type of soul who saw the whole journey and chose to come anyway ♥︎ . For Those Who Have Far to Travel An Epiphany Blessing . If you could see the journey whole you might never undertake it; might...
Love Letter

Love Letter

If I have ever been in love with you then you know I write pretty epic love letters — and they get especially good on birthdays. . Having been on the planet for 35 years now, I decided it was about time to turn that super power on myself. . I am alone in a candlelit...
Love Story

Love Story

The first time I fell in love with expansive land I also fell in love with a person — and I think I had the two confused. . Sitting with him on top of Baja hillsides, I remember feeling like I could pull my breath in from miles away, that I could suck air in...
Held In Place

Held In Place

Desert and poetry medicine: .   How surely gravity’s law, strong as an ocean current, takes hold of even the smallest thing and pulls it toward the heart of the world. . Each thing— each stone, blossom, child— is held in place. only we, in our arrogance, push out...
New Year, New Attitude

New Year, New Attitude

N E W ➢ Y E A R ➢ N E W ➢ A T T I T U D E This is the third year in a row I have reflected back on a rough year. The cancer diagnoses and heartbreaking losses really knocked me down in 2015. Annnnnd 2016.  Annnnnnnnnnd 2017. Grief is not for sissies, that’s for sure....
Grateful

Grateful

2017 was the hardest year of my life – no contest. I have had a lot of things to be mad and sad about, but also, more blessings than I can count. New friendships, deeper bonds, healing insights and a profound sense of peace with my life are just some of the...

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