May collective grief open our eyes, our minds and our hearts. May we find each other in this place of lament and gain comfort and connection. May our wounds be sacred offerings on the altar of transformation. May what rises from the ashes bless a new beginning. May our hearts break wide open so as […]
Intimacy and Trust. Two decades of marriage. My husband and I both had serious issues with trust when we met and married. We struggled greatly in our marriage around this and I can remember in the beginning of our marriage living with the certainty that I would be greatly harmed in one way or another […]
I live with this ever present ache of love for life. Sometimes this ache finds its expression in sharing practices of affirming worth and value that we might call yoga or meditation. Sometimes this ache finds an outlet in a long hug. Often in Song. In Writing. Conversations with deep listening and authentic sharing. In […]
It is the evening after my 53rd Birthday. It is as the German poet Rilke says, “ a strange and wonderful thing to be here.” I am grateful for the spaciousness that has most likely arisen from years of meditation that allows me to live in open mouthed wonder at the deep bass notes of […]
I am an insatiable learner. I don’t do memes or news bites. I have to read articles, do research and listen to really good investigative journalism like Joshua Johnson on NPR’s 1A, go deep with the spiritual inquiry offered by Rev angel Kyodo Williams, Adrianne Maree Brown and other Wisdom teachers of liberation and justice. […]
It never ceases to amazing me about the experience of international travel and its intrinsic ability to remove us from our daily norms to put the important things of life into perspective. I am grateful for my life experiences, which recently took me to Guinea, West Africa and Puerto Rico. This episode of 814 Grounded […]
This episode we will invite you to explore your imagination to discover positive ideas and encourage for those ideas to be brought to life. Take action for sustainability of constructive values.
In light of the sexual assault cases receiving attention across the country, and more recently the verdict of Dr. Nassar assaulting hundreds of young American athletes, we are addressing this sexual assault directly. This episode is dedicated to the survivors. You are not alone and you are stronger than you realize. Remember to rely on […]