To the daughter I never had

A few days ago, I took my ex-boyfriend’s 12-year old daughter into New York City to go shopping. I knew it would be a fun trip to see the City …

Gossiping, Venting, or Processing?

“Did you hear what Joe said about Fran? Can you believe it?” “I’m furious at her! I feel like she did this on purpose.” “I can’t figure out what to …

Healing the Mother Archetype

In the ancient shamanic trinity of Maiden, Mother, and Crone, the Mother energy is the most familiar, and also the archetype in the most need of healing. Mother energy isn’t …

The Beauty of Loss, and Rebirth

I wrote this journal entry almost exactly five years ago, at time of great fear in my life, when I felt that my husband was going to leave me. Two …

Stop Apologizing! Now Say You Are Sorry…

I used to be the type of person who would apologize if someone stomped on my foot while walking past or knocked into me and spilled my drink. I’m still …