Trust as Action on Beltane’s Eve

There are times when I’ve wondered exactly how I became a spiritual counselor.  Besides my ancestry, training, love for spirituality and my desire to help others exactly how did I get here?  It’s simple.  I have trust issues. For more reasons than I can write here I’ve never been very trusting of other people.  I […]

Take Back Valentine’s Day!

Next week comes a dreaded day for many people. Valentines Day! February 14th can make the happiest of people depressed and for good reason. Our culture has defined it as a time when someone special, normally your life mate, pays extra special attention to you and we can all pretend to be living in a […]

The End of 2011 – Time to Nurture YOU!

As 2011 comes to an end and the Winter Solstice is here I’m reviewing the lessons this year has had to offer. My inner voice is loud and clear as usual and I have yet another opportunity to listen. What it tells me is that 2012 will be the year of ME! No, I’m not […]

Because I’m Here

I heard it today and I’ve heard it before but this time was different. “You are worthy because you are here, because you were born.”,  said Oprah Winfrey during her last show. Now remember that I’ve been listening lately to Tibetan Buddhist master Khen Rinpoche lecture on the idea of the precious, perfect human birth. […]

Reaching Out – Enhancing our Relationships

A new year is upon us. What does that really mean except for the change of the calendar?  I think we all need a reason to reinvent ourselves occasionally and a new year is as good a reason as any.  The change of the calendar gives us an opportunity to rekindle hope in ourselves and […]

Following the Ribbon

I had the most wonderful encounter today with a stranger.  In the course of doing something for my day job I encountered a lovely and interesting person. We almost immediately began to discuss the world in terms of spirtuality, fear vs enthusiasm and of course, energy.  To my delight there on a random street I had […]

Choices and Opportunities

Hello Dear Friends, In these interesting times I am always reminded that life is full of choices. Every day we are asked by the Universe, “Who are you?”. The actions we take and choices we make serve to answer that question. In my experience it is not so much about how we treat our loved […]

Living in Enthusiasm – Break Mental Habits

May 2009 Newsletter Spring is finally here and I’m motivated to get things done both at work and at home. One thing I’ve learned about motivation – I need to roll with it when it hits me! It is so easy to succumb to motivation’s disruptive opposite – procrastination! Every day I have to break […]

Living in Enthusiasm

March 2009 Newsletter (Download an MP3 of this Newslettter) Greetings friends! It’s so good to sit down and have a chat with all of you again. Trust me when I say that you are all close to my energy even when I’m not at my keyboard. We are all living through interesting times and I […]

Hope, Choice & the Triumph Over Fear

December 2008 Newsletter Download an MP3 of this Newsletter Hello dear friends and Happy Holidays! This time of year is hectic, wonderful and full of opportunities for spiritual growth. I am so happy to be sharing it with you once again. Ever since the election of my fellow Kenyan-American, Barack Obama I have been watching […]