Ready to be Reborn

December 03, 2013
My house is heated by a wood stove Many mornings, I gaze into the fire, soothed by the crackle and burn of the warmth Today, a mesage from the fire: I am ready to be reborn In my most recent email to my community, I opened with these lines: I am rowdy at my core I am stubborn in my sacred desire for evolution I have a deep wish to return home to myself, no matter how far I've gone and no matter how overwhelming the ... keep reading

Thanksgiving Love & My Favorite Eating "Rules"

November 28, 2013
I was thinking about you this morning I woke up thinking about all of the Thanksgiving-celebrating women who are waking up and feeling excited/nervous/overwhelmed at the prospect of caring for themselves lovingly today I woke up thinking about what it means to feed ourselves, to truly nourish ourselves, on holidays - and every other day of the year Over the course of my life, I have had a very difficult time staying in my body during ... keep reading

Staying With & Honoring Your Body

November 18, 2013
This past week, I have been paying particular attention to what it feels like to be in my body and in energetic integrity with my needs Over the course of our day we are given the opportunity to make dozens of choices Choices about what to eat, when to sleep, how to hydrate, how to move our bodies joyfully, and the beautiful opportunities to honor our needs for belonging and physical intimacy We get to choose We get to choose to stay with ... keep reading

Comfortably Uncomfortable

November 06, 2013
I'm not an overtly adventurous person by nature I have a tendency to move slowly To incubate ideas, imagining their shape and form during months of gestation I have a predilection for having things just so  Yet, I also have a deep desire for new experiences, divine movement, and life outside of the careful confines of the tested and the true  I have a deep desire to do the things that scare me To push through my discomfort to find myself ... keep reading

Having Brave Love For Yourself

November 01, 2013
Your light is undeniable Your spirit and your soul are full and brilliant Even in the darknes, in the moments when things aren't going your way, you can choose to have brave love for yourself Brave love is the flexible kind of love that you have for the ones closest to you This love is the swirling matrix of complex emotions It is you, juggling sweetnes and disappointment It is you, wrapping your arms tight around all that you are - the ... keep reading