Manipulation in the Media: Part One- Sensational Stories

I don't know about you, but I do not like being manipulated. I want to think of myself as a reasonable person who is thoughtful and discerning in regards to who and what I allow into my awareness. After years of therapy, I have come to realize when my feelings and emotions are being high-jacked. … Continue reading Manipulation in the Media: Part One- Sensational Stories

When Folks Leave Us Behind: A Perspective on Suicide

Recently a high profile celebrity was in the news. The report wasn't about a recent acquisition of more accolades, but of his demise. His death was ruled a suicide....I want to focus on the people left behind and how they can care for themselves during a tragedy such as this.


I believe our bodies are self-regulating. All we need to consciously do is to support it while it goes through the changes it needs to make. When we go from baby to toddler, we no longer need to be fed with mother's milk or a baby bottle. We progress to more solid food and better … Continue reading Becoming

Aries New Moon April 15th-16th 2018 Healing the World Meditation

Aries is a cardinal or focused beginning type energy and it is the first sign in the Western Zodiac. We are also in Spring in the Northern hemisphere which hearkens new growth and new cycles. A New Moon is also a beginning energy that carries us through the next 28 day cycle. Another aspect of … Continue reading Aries New Moon April 15th-16th 2018 Healing the World Meditation


The Confederate flag shirt was the first thing I saw as I watched a cousin I had never met walk through the door. Jon and I were at a memorial gathering at my cousin Terry's home. We were celebrating his brother Tony's life with only a few of my 32 cousins on my dad's side … Continue reading Connection

Inside the Chrysalis

Change is not comfortable. Change is not a place people naturally seek. The status quo is much more to people’s liking and is encouraged by others. Does the caterpillar think about the day that it gravitates toward some unknown and possibly scary period where it decides and indeed can’t help it’s self to wrap silken … Continue reading Inside the Chrysalis