It’s spontaneous, baby!: Writing that changes you

When someone asks me what I do I often have a hard time saying what that is. Well, that's not exactly true -- I can tell you aaaall about it if you're ready to settle in for a chat. My work, the type of writing workshops I facilitate, as I've written about before, cannot be … Continue reading It’s spontaneous, baby!: Writing that changes you

The Path to Publication, part 7: Brewing questions

What is it ABOUT? It's been almost exactly a year since my graduate thesis and creative project was approved by my advisors. It has had time to mellow. Or ferment? Was I afraid it had fermented so much that it would explode when I took it from its box buried in the closet? What on earth … Continue reading The Path to Publication, part 7: Brewing questions

W.O.R.D.S: God, Goddess, Godde (or Cleaning up Pee)

The W.O.R.D.S. Project (Words Open Resonating Depths of the Sacred): An alphabetical search for questions.* Granted, it's easy to live connected to the Source when the sky is Open and the sun is shining, and the flowers bright. But when life Dumps reality on your head a hundred times a day... Damn it! Every day … Continue reading W.O.R.D.S: God, Goddess, Godde (or Cleaning up Pee)

W.O.R.D.S.: Enough (or Be a snake!)

The W.O.R.D.S. Project (Words Open Resonating Depths of the Sacred): A weekly alphabetical search for questions.* Expectations hurt us most Never reaching that standard Of perfection, which is smoke on the horizon. Under every self-bashing thought Glides a snake of venomous fear. Instead, Hold it tight until it can molt into the newness of Enough. … Continue reading W.O.R.D.S.: Enough (or Be a snake!)

The W.O.R.D.S. Project: Calling (Or, how do I know my bliss?)

The W.O.R.D.S. Project (Words Open Resonating Depths of the Sacred): A weekly alphabetical search for questions.* Can you hear the calling of your soul? And are you really listening? Listen, listen with your heart, Listen with your breathing In, and your breathing out. Notice how your body feels when Guiding words vibrate within. "It was … Continue reading The W.O.R.D.S. Project: Calling (Or, how do I know my bliss?)

Authentic Voice Project: P, Q, R is for Perfection reQuires Release

For redefinition, I was thrown back to myself, to my inner knowing… Marilyn Sewell, Cries of the Spirit The Authentic Voice Project: Week 18 (New Moon) P, Q, R is for Perfection reQuires Release (Six weeks behind... I'm playing catch up on this one!) “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything … Continue reading Authentic Voice Project: P, Q, R is for Perfection reQuires Release

The Value of Doing Nothing

I have sat down to write multiple times this week to no avail. I'm just spinning my wheels. Maybe I'm just distracted by the gifts in the closet that are one game of hide-and-seek away from being discovered. Maybe it's the sudden smack of brutal cold temperatures. The drafts snaking under the 100 year old … Continue reading The Value of Doing Nothing

Paah- fection

I'm impatient. I'm also crap at not being good at something (there's a sentence for you). My learning curves are supposed to be straight. I want brilliance - immediately. I'm an aspiring writer, I'm learning the ropes, I'm starting a new career. But I have a little friend, a toxic friend, the kind that can … Continue reading Paah- fection