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A Meditation for the Equinox

Happy Equinox! Today marks the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere and the first day of fall in the southern hemisphere. No matter where you live, this is …

On being a pilgrim, near or far

Tomorrow I leave our small group of pilgrims who have come to India to drink the beauty and spirit of this land and her people to join (literally) millions of …

When vision and reality collide

Ah, how often is what we imagine different than reality? I’m spending a week in Bali before a journey to India. My vision: finishing up my book in the tropics …

The larger picture of gratitude

I’m currently writing from my friend Makenna’s house in Provence, France, as cooking is happening all around me. Makenna and her partner  Chris’s new baby girl, Magnolia, sleeps nearby. I’ve …

On grief, gratitude, and gremlins

“I’m letting myself go feral,” my friend Satya told me many moons ago after her partner had died suddenly. She was deep in her inner process, and I was struck …

To the daughter I never had

A few days ago, I took my ex-boyfriend’s 12-year old daughter into New York City to go shopping. I knew it would be a fun trip to see the City …

Who We Walk Upon

Today, I’m thinking about the ancestors.   First, because it is October, the month Halloween (traditionally called Hallowmas or Samhain) , of the Day of the Dead in Mexico, and …

Travel Date, Day 52 update

Travel Date, Day 52; Star Date September 2, 2018 How do you know when something is a warning versus an obstacle to overcome? This was my pondering at midnight a …