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  On a chilly early November day, I sat huddled  under the pavilion of a Central, NJ park, with a group of folks who are part of the community of the ManKind Project. Two branches of life changing weekends have emerged from […]

Not a particularly blissful topic today, but certainly one with spiritual overtones. A vague restless feeling has been pervading my soul in the past few months;  not full blown anxiety, but what I would call angst. I have been a […]

  An irresistable invitation arrived to venture southward from my suburban Philadelphia home to Washington, DC for what I knew would be an epic event.  It has been eons in the making and I sensed that many others heard the same […]

“If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” – Meister Eckhart A few days have passed since my home was filled with many kindred spirts and soul friends. Some are talented […]

During the ten days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur; which are also known as The High Holy Days in the Jewish tradition in which I was raised, we contemplate the year that has gone by, as well as the […]

As a seasoned woman approaching her 58th birthday next week, I have fallen prey to the dreaded ‘middle aged moments’. I am too young to refer to them as ‘senior moments.’ I also call them my ‘wise woman moments,’ since […]

“If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours.”-Dolly Parton  and Zig Ziglar (I have seen it attributed to both of them) Smiles are portable, all occasion, free and contagious. If you are in a room filled […]

There is an ancient story that I have heard and shared many times over the years. I pull it out whenever someone mentions that something that has happened to them or someone they know as ‘bad luck’ or ‘bad news’. […]

In a hospital bed, surrounded by machines that beep and hiss, pump and pull, add fluids and flush them away, a warrior woman lies as she sets moment to moment intention to remain on this side of the veil. Diagnosed […]

This morning, I opened my e-mail box and out tumbled this message: “Just wanted to formally announce, Edie, that the world is indeed ready for ALL of you. Go on. Love, The Universe” Mike Dooley, who created TUT (Totally Unique […]