Posts Tagged‘Destiny’

Are You Repressed and Don’t Realize It?

I refer to the first 35 years of my life as “the Great Repression.” I suffered greatly because the Readers Digest condensed version of me showed up in all my relationships. I remember a moment when I was 7, when my best friend announced her favorite color was pink and I told her, “Mine too,” because I wanted her to like me. Truthfully, I didn’t know my favorite color, so this was easy—it didn’t feel like a fib. I was pleasing people early, yet the people-pleasing wasn’t what bothers me in this story. What’s more disturbing to me now is the idea that a 7-year-old girl didn’t know her…

Scary Stuff!!

Happy Halloween! So let’s talk scary. Here’s the rule in the spiritual world: If you can talk about it, you’re probably not that scared of it. The things that terrify us we won’t talk about. Ironic, right? Because of my job, I’ve accidentally discovered the scariest topic in the universe. You don’t talk about it, and no one you know does either. So how do I know it’s so scary? I know this because when I talk about this topic, people FLEE. And I rarely talk about it because, well, I like having friends. Consider yourself officially warned. The scariest concept of the…

She Can Speak

Happy Belated Earth Day! In the immortal words of the Disney movie character Pocahontas (paraphrasing here),  “the Earth is not just some dead thing we can claim.” The reason we suffer is because we simply do not understand that the earth can speak, and we don’t hear her anymore. Bear with me; I know that sounds strange. Earth, the mother, aka the home we all share, is beautiful and purposeful. You knew that. She is powerful, and feels unpredictable. You likely have noticed this, too. I have personally lived through ten blizzards including thundersnow, power outages, and pretty sure I saw a polar bear…