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We've passed Autumn Equinox, Halloween, and now Thanksgiving is coming, and after that the Winter Holidays and the New Year!!! Every year, it feels like time begins to move ever more quickly just about now, doesn't it? Here in Minnesota, the second half of Fall is...read more
Where's Aldo? Just kidding! Can you see the zucchini hiding in the leaves? They get so big because they hide so well! The weather is really turning here in Minnesota. Blue skies, falling leaves, then cloudy and the wind sweeps in, rain on and off, and back to blue...read more
"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." ~ Einstein Dave and I taught a daylong on the Law of Three, a deeply embedded teaching of the Enneagram, for our Minnesota Enneagram community this past Saturday. The more I...read more
The light is changing and dark is coming faster in the eve and staying longer in the morn. Once again, the trees are dropping their leaves, returning them to the ground. Plants are flowering and fruiting, putting the last of their energy into ripening and...read more
Apple pie and cheddar cheese. Fear and courage. Hungry and satisfied. Independent and dependent. Grief and compassion. Utter lostness and presence. Single and partnered. Strength and helplessness. Female and male. Dualities. Opposites. Two halves of a whole. I name...read more
Does lying in the backyard together watching the total solar eclipse count? How about making sure I get some veggies in at every meal? What about dancing wildly to feel my juicy aliveness? Yes. It all counts. Self-care is about listening to what your bodysoul (body,...read more
We begin in the name of Allah. Alleluia, Lord have mercy, Christ have mercy. There is no God but God. Sacred, Holy, Heaven here on earth. Just four of the many chants/dances we began with our first night of the Dances of Universal Peace retreat with Sufi teacher...read more
something different: a little, rhyming summer poem for you! 🙂 Even though we rarely eat sweets, Dave's 60th needed a treat. Something summery, simple, and celebratory to follow salmon, salad, memories, and stories. The family in the garden all gathered...read more
This is the final post in a 3-part series on Unfolding the Heart. Start here, or listen to the full talk. Let’s take this a little deeper. Let’s look for the innocence. This was a hard one for me in the forgiveness work I’ve been engaged in over the past year. To...read more
This is the 2nd of a 3-part series. Read the first. Or listen to the full talk. Just choose Love over Fear! Love forgives. Fear blames and holds grudges. Not so fast. This may be true. In fact, I know it is, but for most of us it’s not that simple. The truth is: ...read more