Writing Prompt: Gratitude

letting go

Gratitude What does the word mean to you? Do you practice Gratitude? When do you feel grateful? Do you feel it in your body? If so, where? It’s time to get out your journal. Set your timer for 10 minutes and write about Gratitude. When the timer goes off, read what you wrote, maybe out … Read more

The Courage to be You

self esteem

It takes courage to grow up and become who you REALLY are. e.e. cummings Who are you? Don’t be afraid to show up as the REAL you. No matter who you are, you are lovable. It’s okay not to be perfect. It’s okay to show up and not have all the answers. It’s okay to … Read more

Frustration: Turning It Around


I love definitions. They can make things much more clear. I was hearing the word Frustration used often and with much emotional heat. So I looked up the word. As a writer I love words, and as a Coach I wanted to learn more about this particular word. Frustration is defined as: “the feeling of … Read more

Forest Bathing as Meditation


We went to one of our favorite “wild” spots this Sunday morning. For us, nature is our church. I recently decided that I wanted to get out once a week for an hour in nature, for an hour of “Forest Bathing.” After a few weeks of walking along the river, I decided I needed to … Read more

Feeding One’s Soul


What feeds your Soul? It’s so important to know. When we feed our Soul, we give our Soul expression and life on this planet. We come closer to fulfilling our life’s purpose. How does one know when one’s Soul is fed? Or perhaps it is better said; how does one know when one is fed … Read more

Becoming Real


“In order to feel real, we need to bring the inner invisible world to expression.” John O’Donohue To feel real is to know ourselves. To know ourselves is to have clarity. When we have clarity, we know what our next steps are. When we take our next steps, the steps that are true to our … Read more

Today’s Writing Prompt

letting go

Today’s 10 minute writing sprint is: What are you committed to? I suggest you that within your journal you phrase it as a question to yourself “What am I committed to?” Very briefly, Merriam Webster defines Commitment as “an agreement or a pledge to do something.” Synonyms include: constancy dedication devotion loyalty steadfastness truth Your … Read more

On Friendship


It’s all energy. God shows up here as this one. God retreats there as that one. It’s all the same Love energy here or there, with this one or that one. God presents Love in every face. Accept and receive what comes before you. And, whomever doesn’t come before you, smile upon them as well. … Read more



It is the autumn season. the light wanes within each day and the garden fades. Silence came on its own today, unbidden I pushed against it waving my “To Do” list in its face But it just sat there, it had nothing to say Finally I sat down with it I do really enjoy its … Read more