January 9, 2020

Longing is the core of mystery.
    Longing itself brings the cure.
The only rule is, suffer the pain.
Your desire must be disciplined,
and what you want to happen
in time, sacrificed.

                                                                              ~...

December 18, 2019

Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. 
It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift. 

~Mary Oliver (Thirst)

The Holy Days and holidays are upon us and I am aware that this is not an easy, joyous, or jolly time for many of us. The outer materi...

August 27, 2019

In first grade at Saint Joseph’s School, at age six, I learned about shame and I learned about Blessed Mother Mary. I climbed into Her lap with the Hail Mary prayer and decided that She was my Real Mother.

In the early 80’s, in the midst of my work with women and my stu...

June 29, 2019

Unusual, mystical experiences are known to occur on ordinary weekday-workday mornings when we least expect them. In 1990, on a beautiful spring morning, I went to meditate in my home office for an hour as usual before my sessions began. I sat in my chair next to the wi...

May 1, 2019

It feels so good to reach out to you and be back in my writer's chair. I stopped working on my book, my blog, and my monthly Shout Outs in mid-September when I began packing to move. I did send out a blog to my list December 23, 2018, called “A Moving Experience,” whic...

December 24, 2018

Usually the winds of intuition come my way long before events occur, but not this time. This is my first blog since mid-September, 2018, when I learned 

that my beloved home for the last three years at Twin Lakes was going on the market in early spring and I would...

September 4, 2018

When I was a sophomore in high school at St. Catherine Academy, taught by Sisters of Saint Joseph, I was still very devoted to Blessed Mother Mary. In March of 1964, I went with the nuns and some of the other girls on a bus to the cathedral in Worcester, Massachusetts,...

May 17, 2018

I am called to share some excerpts from the spiritual memoir I am writing, to show you how Kundalini manifested Her presence in me and my life.

Kundalini is the energy of spiritual initiation and these initiations arise in the context of our fragile, ordinary, human li...

February 23, 2018

Kundalini is Shakti, supreme energy,

whom the sages of India worship as the Mother of the Universe.

Shakti is the consort of Shiva.

She is the active aspect of the formless, attributeless Absolute.

… Dwelling within the center of the heart,

… Her play is the creation, suste...

December 14, 2017

The Holy Days are here, as is the end of this year and the beginning of a new cycle on the horizon. I am noticing in myself, as well as hearing from many others, a need for a deep respite from the chaos and upheaval in the world and the vibes we are feeling from all of...

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