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Remember… Remember when You were born a daughter. you looked up to your mother. you looked up to your father. you looked up to everyone. you wanted to be a princess. you wanted to own a horse. you wanted your […]

I found this juicy piece in The Australian  By Nikki Gemmell So often in life we love the things we’re not meant to — the question, of course, is what we do about it. Particularly at a time when we’re […]

I have pretty much always had a current love interest, a paramour, an inamorata of the moment in my life. Ever since elementary school, I have been involved in a series of crushes, flirtations, romances, relationships, and marriages of varying […]

By Joan Chittister We are a culture of misfits—not because there is anything wrong with us as a people but because we are accustomed to becoming things we aren’t. So, we don’t fit into our own souls. Our schools put […]

June is traditionally the month for weddings and it is also now celebrated as Gay Pride month. Love is in the air all around. This is a juicy time of making whoopy. But while June is the jolly season for […]

Several of my recent posts have been about the Self, including “What Exactly is the Self?” in which I wrote, “The Self is the sum of all of our parts, and holistically, it is greater than the sum of all […]

Here is some wisdom about learning to love your Self that was written by a junior at Mills College. Bless her heart for trying to learn at such a tender age what many women are still struggling with in their […]

I CHOOSE TO LIVE EACH MOMENT WITH APPRECIATION AND COMPLETE ACCEPTANCE OF MY OWN DIVINITY AND BEAUTY. I CHOOSE TO APPRECIATE AND ACCEPT THE BEAUTY IN ALL BEINGS AND THE PERFECT DIVINITY IN EACH MOMENT. I OPEN MY HEART TO […]

Forty years ago when I was a very young artist, I moved into a 5000 square foot loft with my boyfriend. The space was completely raw, with no heat, no hot water and no electricity, but tons of matted dust […]

If you have not already gobbled up the books in The Maeve Chronicles by Elizabeth Cunningham, I urge you to do so instantly. The trilogy begins with The Passion of Mary Magdalene, which is a wonderful re-envisioning of Mary Magdlene […]