The goal of inner work is wholeness, not perfection. In pursuing perfection we are destined to come up short. Yes, it’s noble to aim for excellence. Yet in striving for perfection we seek only part of the whole, for things to be one way only. Wholeness, on the other hand, includes it all. The ways … More Facing Into Wholeness: a New Year’s Reflection
** Get email updates of posts by signing up. Look to the column on the right (desktop) or at the very bottom of the page (mobile) and enter your email in the box. Welcome! Since 2012 women have been gathering here in a community of encouragement and support to (re)commit to self care. This is the 5th Self … More Self Care Warriors 2017
Awakening lights Grapple to connect amidst Shadows and darkness
Sometimes I get it. Can hold, endure anything. Other moments not.
Soil, roots Pulsing, vibrating Landing in open arms. Ocean waves, flowing river Falling, rising again. Rocks, sand Coarse stubble, smooth softness. Musk, flowers Moss, bark Sweat, nectar. Plum blossoming, vibrant red. Muscular, alive, curved movement. Gestation, birth, growth. Uncovering, discovering Electricity, sparks. Touching, tender Mature, playful Full, bulging Open, vulnerable. Familiar, nestling in Risking, venturing … More Real Love, a poem