Feeding Holy Hungers

Years ago, in a book by Dr. Andrew Weil, I was struck by his encouragement to buy flowers, and his insistence on the importance of beauty to our well-being.  Until then, I’d bought flowers occasionally, but his affirmation of the deep value of beauty opened a door for me to buy flowers more routinely for […]

Joy that Makes You Want to Shout

Posted by on Apr 2, 2015 in Entreprenurial Ponderings | 6 Comments

Do you fear joy? I certainly didn’t think so until one day when I was deep in thought about an upcoming happy event.  All of a sudden I realized a pattern had been activated:  contracting from feeling too much joy.  A dear friend was coming to play – tea, talk, crafts – and I was […]

Claim Your Life’s Right Tempo

Posted by on Mar 18, 2015 in Tips for Nurtured Entrepreneurs | 2 Comments

Like author bell hooks, “Life-transforming ideas have always come to me through books.”  Here are two that changed my life … Years ago while walking past a low bookcase in the local library, a book jumped off the shelf toward me. It sure seemed that way. Turned out to be a novel about a modern […]

Springtime, Flowtime

The most powerful message I’ve ever heard about what it means to stay in the Flow, came from the teachings of Abraham-Hicks. The thing is, we can’t look to how others answer these questions to answer them for ourselves. It’s not a group decision and for the individual the answer is a changing one.  Beyond […]

The Seeds of New Worlds

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Tips for Nurtured Entrepreneurs | 2 Comments

“During the times we think we’re being ‘unproductive,’ the seeds of new worlds are germinating within us, and they need peace to grow.” -Martha Beck Idleness. Culturally, it is generally frowned upon (could this be a clue to its hidden value?). There are numerous quotations about the lure and dangers of idleness, but these, I […]

Identify Theft of Another Color

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in Entreprenurial Ponderings | No Comments

“Upon being established in non-stealing, there occurs the attainment of all prosperity.”                   -Patanjali, Yoga Sutras ii:37 (p. 98  in Outrageous Openness by Tosha Silver) Reading the above quotation struck a nerve in me – unexpectedly – so I knew I wanted to take a deeper look. The quotation was a lead-in to a story about […]

News on this my 100th blog post …

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in Entreprenurial Ponderings | 17 Comments

Several years ago, a mystical, magical woman sent out a newsletter message written in the style of a 9th century Irish poet (anon). The idea of writing in the style of someone adept at a certain form intrigued me.

How to be IN the New Year

Posted by on Jan 7, 2015 in Entreprenurial Ponderings | 2 Comments

One morning in my car, sitting at a stop light, I was staring at the big red dot and feeling the anxious state of my body. That was when something a friend said recently popped into my mind: “Be where your feet are.”

The Harmony of Alignment

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Tips for Nurtured Entrepreneurs | 2 Comments

Home Earth is our home on this journey. She is literally the ground beneath our feet. While there are sacred sites around the world, the Earth Herself can be thought of as a Sacred Site; the whole beautiful “blue ball” of creation.

Turning a Grievance into a Forgiveness

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Entreprenurial Ponderings | One Comment

I knew about forgiveness. I’d asked for it and given it. I thought.

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