“When your life shatters, you’re being awakened.” Martha Beck
Ten years ago, I was submerged in a life and a career that I thought contained all the keys to happiness, but instead was a life I wanted to escape from.I was married to a man that was nice and kind, but not passionate or connected. I was in a career that kept me striving, but never really thriving or knowing my value.
My life was filled with all the things that looked great from the outside, but left me feeling empty and alone inside:A four-bedroom home ...continue reading...
There are hundreds of paths up the mountain, all leading to the same place, so it doesn’t matter which path you take. The only person wasting time is the one who runs around the mountain, telling everyone that his or her path is wrong. Hindu Proverb
I’ve gotten asked lots of questions and involved in lots of discussions this week surrounding the topic of cheating:
Is anyone faithful anymore?
My husband thinks that if I keep losing weight, I will eventually cheat on him.
I haven’t cheated, but I’ve thought about it.
I didn’t mean for it to ...continue reading...
“When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she had always been. But she had wings.” Dean Jackson
As women, we’re constantly evolving.
As spiritual beings, we’re waking up.
As seekers, we’re becoming more self-aware.
As mothers and wives, we’re realizing it’s time to put our needs first.
This means we’re changing….growing….developing;
We’re becoming more ourselves.
We’re getting in touch with our needs.
In many cases, we’re feeling emotions and sensations that we’ve never known before.
So we want the kind of ...continue reading...
“You will know you are on a journey with a Shaman Lover if you feel a sudden loss of control, a fearsome sense of abandon, and especially an air of foreign-ness…If you thought you would be attracted to someone with money, he is broke; if you wanted respectability, she’s a gypsy; if you longed for sweet romance, he’s mean; if you wanted deep peace, she’s trouble.” Elizabeth Lesser, Broken Open
Elizabeth Lesser calls him the Shaman Lover. Katherine Woodward Thomas refers to this experience as the Lightning Bolt moment. For me, it was The Awakening.
I was in a ...continue reading...