Have you ever felt like life was a never-ending battle and the only way to deal with it was to retreat into dreams? There's always another choice. Welcome to today's reading. We begin with the Nine of Swords, a grizzled veteran of many battles. He's learned how to defend himself and when; he has an … Continue reading Tend & Befriend
A reading for a difficult work situation - the questioner enjoys their job and has a good professional relationships with their employer. The office is located in the employer's home as is the employer's spouse and their business office. The questioner is experiencing increasingly heightened tension with the spouse. The work environment has become extremely … Continue reading Clinging On ~ Letting Go
From my archives: 10/18/2008 I had a conversation today with a friend who had been married for 20 years. Over the past year, she has been making a new life for herself and her two teenage sons, now that her husband is gone from their home. She is, on the whole, a joyful person and … Continue reading Hoops
Everyone has their issue - for some it's abortion rights, for others it might be domestic violence. Some people focus their attention on caring for children, or the elderly and others on health care or climate change. My issue is the land ethic as initially developed by Aldo Leopold. All ethics so far evolved rest … Continue reading Thunder Below | Mountain Above
What do you do when someone tries to shame you? When they want you to question your experiences, your observations, your knowledge, or intuition? For me, it's very unsettling - I can feel the ground slipping beneath my feet and the slippery slope of falling back into old beliefs, old thought patterns, old and not … Continue reading Wild Ox
Today I had a class with one of my mentors. A small group of women, all of us in our wisdom years, taking the time each week to examine the beliefs and experiences that hold us back. They are our pain barriers - whether physical, mental, emotional, or spiritual. Like the invisible fences for dogs … Continue reading Invisible Fences & Soul Friends
Q: What is the theory of humans choosing to have an earth experience and how do I find out more about it? A: Let me break this down for you a bit. We'll start with the suggesting that we are not human beings who are looking to have a spiritual experience. Turn the tables around a … Continue reading Q&A: Do We Chose Our Earth Experience?
I’ve been reading Brain Rules by John Medina. I’m enjoying the book quite a bit, he presents some pretty complex information but with language that is simple and amusing. For me, to combine humor, good writing, and science – well, I’m in heaven. I want to dig in a little to something in his Chapter 2 … Continue reading Adapt Ability
Q: My adult step-daughter is very disrespectful to my husband/her father. I feel both anger and compassion in these situations. I married her father after she was grown and do not have a close relationship with her. I want to intervene - to defend him. He asks me to leave him to handle it. What … Continue reading Q&A: Relationship Between Step-Daughter and Husband
Q: As our energy field extends out beyond our physical body in layers of frequency - what happens to our field when we are in close proximity to other people? Can their energy affect our field and vice versa? A: Yes, we are affected by people and other animals as well as by trees, rivers, … Continue reading Q&A: Does My Energy Field Interact with Others?