Identifying NOTs to Find My AMs

October 28, 2010 0 Comments

Life takes us on some interesting journeys. Doors open and close. People walk in and walk out. Opportunities sprawl in front of us awaiting our decision to reach out and pluck it’s juicy fruit. Yet sometimes what seems like an opportunity is actually a glimpse at what may not be part of our dream. I …

The Call

October 8, 2010 8 Comments

No matter how prepared you are, words can’t begin to describe the feeling that accompanies a middle of the night phone call with the news. It’s like a sucker punch to the gut, delivered with a gentle dose of love and relief. We’ve been waiting on that phone call for quite awhile. I guess if …

Permission Granted

August 19, 2010 0 Comments

Are you tired of always doing “it” the “right” way? Have you always wanted to march to the beat of your own drum instead of to the beat of other’s expectations? Here’s what you’ve been looking for: Danielle LaPorte’s Permission Slip from the Universe Permisson granted. Now go live.

High Dives and My Wild Heart

June 8, 2010 9 Comments

Reality is setting in. Finality is becoming very present and very real. Panic is creeping up on me. I’m standing at the edge of the high diving board with my toes hanging off and the line behind me is too long to go back. I’m headed over the edge. I have officially been replaced. My …

Me Thinks He Doth Protesteth Too Much

June 1, 2010 0 Comments

Last week, I was forced privileged to witness the brutal brain exploding ugliness of another human being’s meltdown. Did I mention it was ugly? Through a series of events involving the decoration and fru-fru-ization of a previously plain, institutional public restroom, I saw what can only be desribed as another human being leaping off the …

Lilies, Birds, and Faith–Tuesday Randomness

May 25, 2010 8 Comments

This morning I sit here at my computer, less than one month from my final REAL paycheck. Only one more month of knowing exactly where my income will originate and when it will be deposited. And only three more weeks of showing up to work for someone else because I think I have to. It’s …

Born Again: A Journey From Daughter of the Kingdom to Sacred Feminine Goddess, Part 1

May 14, 2010 13 Comments

It was a mild October evening four years ago. The Church was hosting a Halloween trunk-or-treat, if memory serves me correctly. The kids were adorned in the cutest costumes and the adults were exercising the inner child with their tailgate and trunk decorations. A week had passed since my debut as a women’s retreat speaker. …

Submission and Minotaurs

May 12, 2010 4 Comments

The divine feminine spirit remains first and foremost on my mind these days. As I continue my trek through Sue Monk Kidd’s Dance of the Dissident Daughter, each page opens my eyes to a part of the journey of awakening that began in me about 5 years ago. With each new section, I recognize myself …

Dragon Slaying and Fox Trapping for My Goddesses

May 11, 2010 4 Comments

This morning finds my mind racing….again. It’s mulling over options. In my head I have pretty much just slain a dragon with my bare mama hands… …Ripped out a jugular vein and watched the blood spill on the cement floor. …Consumed with ferocious¬†atrocity¬†the would-be predator threatening to steal the fire and thunder that feeds the …

Intuition: It's Been Here All Along

May 3, 2010 2 Comments

Of the many changes that have staked their claim over me in recent years, the one that I am delighting in most is the realization that I am an intuitive person. Apparently I have been all along. I just didn’t know it until now. I owe a debt of gratitude to some extremely beautiful women …