How Not to Burn Up in Your Post Awakening Re-Entry


So, you’ve had an awakening. If it’s the real deal, your perception of who—or what—you are has been dramatically and irrevocably altered. You are no longer contained by the mind; you are no longer the thoughts that think; you are not even the thinker. And miraculously, the seeker self that drove your desire to awaken […]

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The Magic of Turning Any Trip into a Pilgrimage


I was 40 years old when I figured out that any trip away from my ordinary, everyday life had the potential to be transformative and mystical. That magical trip was a year after the shock-grief of my mother’s accidental death. Despairing sadness had given way to an overall restless dissatisfaction with my life. My marriage was […]

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The Only Game in Town (Poem)


If you truly want to dance for joy, to whirl with the dervishes, then listen for what thrums beneath the clatter of your story.   Listen. Do you hear the steady soft throb of love?   Did you know? It’s music to God’s ear when you dance your story with a creator’s abandon and spin infinite possibility all […]

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Finish Lines (Poem)


  No one told me before I got here that nothing truly begins. Not really.   Rather, endings bleed into inceptions, fertilizer for what must be born. And conception is the womb that incubates a seed of perfect demise.   Sacrifice has always been about this merciless magic, this capitulation to death that nurtures life […]

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Five Life-Saving Soul Lessons from the Dark Side


It’s the winter solstice, the time of the nadir. It’s a time, when, if you dare, you can mine the depths of your soul for the numinous vein that runs so deep under only the bravest hearts risk the bottomless depths to take this divine treasure home. I’m no stranger to depth mining precipitous dark […]

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Carbonated Holiness and Synchronistic Mischief


“Laughter is carbonated holiness.” ~ Anne Lamott I’ve been crazy busy these days creating courses in the synchronicity playground, where my life is becoming so non-ordinary in its meaningful coincidences that I am startled into wonder and awe daily. My Forty Day Magic Challenge and the Love Your Body Magic and Miracles Bootcamp are filled with […]

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