You are Smart. You are Strong. You are Capable.

For Audio version, click on link below: http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/W6V27T4s As part of a course that I was in for my coach training, I developed and have led a four-week course for doctorate students who have completed their coursework and are now in the dissertation phase of their studies. As a person who 1) has not been a… Read More

Ho’oponopono and Healing

For audio version link: http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/W11GZ1Ns Last weekend I went on a spiritual retreat with a group of amazing women.  Imagine in your mind, twenty women all hanging out for two days and two nights in one large “sitting” room where we talked, listened, meditated and ate…, or I should say grazed throughout the weekend.  A group of… Read More

A Strand of Pearls in the Making…

For audio version:   http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/WXDTK9ts Pearl: Metaphor for something rare, fine, admirable and valuable (Wikipedia) My cousin Barb is celebrating the fourth year anniversary since she opened her salon, named The Pearl Salon.  She has taken the time to write public acknowledgments to honor each of the girls who make up her team… the people who have contributed… Read More

Creating a Catharsis…

Catharsis:  purification or purgation that brings about spiritual renewal or release from tension ~ Merriam-Webster.com I was invited to spend some time with a small group of women at “the lake” last weekend.  One woman is a friend I have known since the beginning of Catholic grade-school but had only re-acquainted with in the past… Read More

Is Your Life Calm… or Chaotic?

In today’s world,  it seems like many of us are trying to find time to have a minute or two of reprieve from the demands we have chosen in our lives.  Yes… I said CHOSEN.  How many of us have chosen careers where we are spending 50, 60, 70 or even 80 hours a week because… Read More

Living on Faith…

God puts rainbows in the clouds so that each of us – in the dreariest and most dreaded moments – can see a possibility of hope.                                ~Maya Angelou A friend of mine is in the battle of her life… she is… Read More

Magnificently Magnificent…

“There once was a little girl and she sparkled”   ~ Joan Steffend ~ I met a most MAGNIFICENT woman this week… Joan Steffend Brandmeier.  She came to speak at a small women’s circle that is held in my yoga instructor’s home.  I really did not know what to expect… I knew that there was something… Read More