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I have just had the most amazing week in Tucson, Arizona participating in a healing retreat with Integrative Touch for Kids (ITK).  The purpose of this great organization is to provide a healing environment for special needs kids and their families.  This year, there were seven families and over 150 volunteers. This sounds like a lot -- and it ... Read more

Starting in the Moment

Start from where you are at.  This sounds simple enough, especially if you think of something like taking a walk.  But it is amazing how often we are uncomfortable with where we are. Certain things stick in my mind.  I remember an incident that happened 10 years ago as if it just happened.  I was driving Shoshi, who was 12 ... Read more

Nose Job

The Universe gave me a nose job at five a.m. this morning.  Upon returning from an early morning trip to the bathroom in the unlit hallway, one foot made it through the open French door.  The rest of me didn’t.  I hit the other French door nose first. “Ouch.” Then I remembered a story Chunyi Lin (creator of Spring Forest ... Read more

Fear and Faith

What do fear and faith have in common? They both require you to believe in something you can’t see. Joel Osteen Read more

Spiritual Haircut

It seems that as soon as I took the pictures for this website, I decided to grow my hair. It grew longer and longer until having it in a long swinging ponytail was the preferred style. I thought I liked it, but a part of me was thinking otherwise. So, for almost three years I’ve been debating the whole ... Read more