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Pain Brought Me Here

By On February 24, 2016

If pain is one of the signposts that a Hero’s Journey is about to begin, my personal WAR AND PEACE began five years ago. I had all kinds of aches and pains… Read More

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How to Begin YOUR Hero’s Journey

By On February 2, 2016

Can a busy mother of four take the “hero’s journey” and discover the power of who she really is? The short answer is YES! I am that mother and I have discovered… Read More


Doubts, Naysayers, and Warnings

By On January 31, 2016

Hero’s Journey:  Chapter Two Just before midnight on New Year’s Eve, I carved my vision statement into the etheric realms of possibility.  First, I imagined what I would do if I could… Read More


How To Break Free of Your Prison

By On January 25, 2016

Hero’s Journey: Chapter One Your life story is really pathetic.  It’s boring.  It’s sad.  It’s stuck to you like glue.  And it’s a LIE.  A lie that imprisons the real you.  Even the… Read More

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The Greatest Adventure Awaits in 2016!

By On January 22, 2016

And I would love for you to join me! I am getting ready to embark upon my very own Hero’s Journey, Joseph Campbell style.  Over the past several years, I lost my… Read More


Pale Gray Life {a story) part 2

By On October 27, 2015

Sammy’s front door swung swiftly with her touch, rocking him unsteady as he reached out to take her hand impulsively, eagerly, inexplicably.  Blackening flurries rustled them quickly through rising puddles on the cracked and… Read More

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Beyond This Moment

By On May 25, 2015

This is now published on Elephant Journal! Unexpectedly life shifts under our feet. Whatever we are attached to can be torn from our grip. The pain is not from letting go; it’s… Read More

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Weaving Knots

By On November 14, 2014

  Death defines us.  It closes the doors of our perception beyond what we know for sure.  And into the unknown, our departed journey without us.  When a parent dies young, death… Read More


Shake It Off: Everygrrl’s Anthem

By On October 21, 2014

    I think it’s time to shake it off.  Like, really.  Shake.It.Off! Snap out of it. Let it go.   Chill out. The world is a tad bit cray cray at… Read More


Retrograde Parenting

By On June 22, 2014

It could be this massively powerful mercury retrograde, or this massively retrograde year, that’s keeping me treading water in a rather deep and murky parenting eddy.  I’m the kind of writer that… Read More