I Didn’t Get It Until … Just Now!

I spent nine years in the creative hot zone of writing, editing, tearing apart and rebuilding, then writing and editing some more my just released book, The Ovarian Chronicles. And last week during a conversation with my writing group about releasing our books into...

Challenge, Complexity & Acceptance

The first line of “The Road Less Traveled” by M. Scott Peck states, “Life is difficult.” I read the book in my early twenties when my father’s health began to fail significantly. Though I would use the word challenging rather than difficult (semantics and connotation,...

Sick? Emotional? The Past’s Sneak Attack

For years, I’ve been Queen of the Mind / Body / Emotion / Spirit Connection … What that means is … I’m a dot-connector and always have been. As a kid, when I connected the dots logically in school, teachers smiled and complimented me saying I was a good student. When...

Sand Dollar Wholeness

A walk on the beach today during a beautiful sunset low tide once again revealed parts of mySelf to me.  “Wholeness is not something to achieve and then you are done,” whispered the roaring wind into my consciousness. I have been feeling a little less than whole and...

Your Heroine’s Journey!

If the classic Hero’s Journey is prompted by an external world call for change, the Heroine’s Journey is prompted by: 1. Feelings of “is this all there is?” 2. “I always really wanted to …” and 3. “This isn’t what I thought it would be like …” The Heroine’s Journey...

Empty and Stuffed

Empty is a word that we don’t like to use to describe ourselves – garbage cans are preferred empty, we often empty a chip or cookie bag, a vacant lot is empty until a home is built.  But for a person to feel empty, vulnerable, well … that must mean there is something...