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Authenticity with Strangers

Authentic connections can happen with strangers, if one is true to oneself. I recently encountered a beautiful soul. The experience brought home the importance of risking being yourself. Here’s the story. Cindy commissioned a spirit portrait. Aside from a handful … Continue reading

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Priest(ess) Prayer

Goddess, make me Your finely crafted tool, shaped precisely to the work You ask. Continue reading

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Depression Healing

What pain has dwelt in silence too long? What muted scream of terror unheard? What outrage ignored as, around you, life after life after life is devastated? What pain in you? Find one such pain, right this moment. Now, draw … Continue reading

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My Pain Feather

Just finished this painting, My Pain Feather (a picture-poem) People ask my process with my art, so here is what happened with this piece: It started out not as piece unto itself but as a sketch of something that i … Continue reading

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Haiku

Into the winter, I lack words for my feelings. But I do trust them. ************** Beloved Fellow Seeker, Thank you for your spiritual journey, because I can’t grow spiritually alone. I wrote a book, out of gratitude for you and … Continue reading

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Calligraphy can be so useful!

   Calligraphy can be so useful! I made this just for me, but then thought someone else might get something from it, LOL. **** If you enjoyed my absurd …um, I guess it qualifies as a picture poem (it was … Continue reading

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Now, Self, Alone, God

survival, mourning, sorrow, Sicilian heritage, the daily scramble, illness, worry, powerlessness, spiritual practices, beauty, & divine blessings Continue reading

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Soaking Up Sunshine, Winter, Health, and Life

Soaking Up Sunshine, Winter, Health, and Life   Written Sept or Oct 2011 (finally got it edited). This is a follow up to my last blog about soaking up sunshine. Since then, I have continued to make a real practice … Continue reading

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Two Poems

It is a lesson every mystic finally learns if she comes down from her ivory tower. Rumi’s students killed his lover. Continue reading

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