Staying Grounded in Uncertain Times

In challenging times such as these, it is even more important than ever to stay grounded and balanced to the best of your abilities and qualities. This can be easier said than done, of course, for all of us. In this article today, instead of being “heavy” and “intense,” I am going to try a […]

The Cave and the Candle

It feels good to be writing a healing column again for the Shopper after a four month hiatus at my request. Something in me urged me to “take some time off” from writing this column and I am very grateful that the wonderful folks at the Shopper allowed me a few months break to recharge. […]

The Circle of Peace

The Circle of Peace extends in infinite directions, wherever you look, whenever you sleep. It resides in your baby’s cry and in your lover’s sigh; It is infinitely wide and just as high- Especially when you don’t go looking for it but rather embrace it just where you are/ just as you are – A […]

Apu Mt. Monadnock

In the central Andes, where the second highest mountain chain makes their imposing presence viscerally felt, the indigenous people have since time immemorial venerated their mountain peaks. Quechua-speakers (the language of the Inca Empire) call them Apus. Certain Apus are designated sacred mountain peaks, based upon teachings of the wise ones. Typically these sacred Apus […]

A Hopeful Time and Place

This Spring Equinox (2014) found me in Barth, Germany. I had traveled to Austria and Germany for work, taking advantage of the College spring break. First night in Europe, jet lag kept me up until the wee hours – so I turned on my computer and began surfing the web. One thing led to another […]

Apu Mt. Monadnock

In the central Andes, where the second highest mountain chain makes their imposing presence viscerally felt, the indigenous people have since time immemorial venerated their mountain peaks. Quechua-speakers (the language of the Inca Empire) call them Apus. Certain Apus are designated sacred mountain peaks, based upon teachings of the wise ones. Typically these sacred Apus […]