March 3, 2020

It is not unusual for writers to have notebooks full of descriptions, catchy words and phrases, and quotations. So, when I held Living in Love, by Alexandra Stoddard, in my hands, I naturally started to leaf through it reading the quotations on the sides of its pages. This quote by Henry David Thoreau caught my attention:

The richest gifts we can bestow are the least marketable.

 – Henry David Thoreau

What were some of th...

February 2, 2020

As 2019 ended I was dealing with subconscious issues which were hidden under a layer of thinking “all is well.” I soon found the phrase “I can’t see the forest for the trees” to be more accurate.

The new year of 2020 came into my life with a bang. New Year’s Day began with what turned out to be a hiatus from my daily routine.  Time spent in bed with what I originally thought to be a severe cold and sinus infection moved...

January 1, 2020

Introducing The Monthly Newsletter, which will appear near the end of each month.

The newsletters are intended to offer readers helpful information such as specific healing techniques the readers can use without the assistance of an expert, reviews of a book which might interest them, exercises to bring awareness, and other information that can enrich their lives. Future emails will discuss Coyote Stories, sound healin...

December 24, 2019

A calling may be postponed, avoided, intermittently missed . . . but eventually it will out.
– James Hillman

It takes courage to try new things, especially those things we don't know if we can succeed in or even want to do. Sometimes the ideas that draw us feel so far out of the societal norm we deliberately ignore them. The catch is, we won't know if we don't try. If you have a strong push to move in a different direct...

December 10, 2019

Let the spirit of love gently fill our hearts and homes. In this loveliest of seasons, may you find many reasons for happiness! 

Have a wonderful Christmas and a blessed New Year full of all kinds of joy and fun.

September 4, 2019

We live in a world of complexities that seems to move faster each day. No matter how fast we move nor how completely we try to strip our lives of unnecessary time takers, we fall further behind.  It is only when our small fixes fail that we acknowledge we need a new paradigm.
 

There is a solution, and Abraham Lincoln said it best, “The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. . . . As our case is...

August 6, 2019

Have you ever considered that money is a state of mind?  Money is neutral, a simple tool for exchange of goods and services. It is our thoughts and practices about money that give it value for us.  Last month’s article dealt with some feelings we have about money that create problems of debt and stress. This article offers a few solutions to those practices.

One of the most common and effective things we can do is...

July 3, 2019

For more than twenty years I was a financial counselor helping people to use their money wisely.  Yet, this is the first blog I have written on the topic.

Some people are hoarders; others are spenders. And between those two boundaries there are other money personality profiles.

Although most of us tend to think the next raise or a better paying job is the answer, it isn’t.  More money helps, but the real solution is be...