Between Darkness and Joy
Mar17

Between Darkness and Joy

“Somewhere between the dark night and joy lies a place of simple peaceful loving kindness. A place where I rest and lean safely against myself for awhile; a place where I can be in the silence and hold a sacred space for myself; a place where I know and embrace the full spectrum of vulnerability without judging myself; a place where courage and compassion are not actions, but simply states of being; where self-forgiveness gives...

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The Spirit Carriers
Nov12

The Spirit Carriers

Perhaps this is a time to go within; reflect and remind ourselves of who we are, what our role is in the world and to hold ourselves to a higher purpose. (Two quotes and a video short I thought worth sharing) – “In my view of the world there are people whom I would call ‘Spirit Carriers’.  Servants who nurture the human spirit are Spirit Carriers. They serve to connect those who do the work of the world, or who...

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The Hero’s Journey
Oct24

The Hero’s Journey

“We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” – Joseph Campbell Who is Joseph Campbell and why should we care? The Hero’s Journey – Metaphor Joseph John Campbell (March 26, 1904 – October 30, 1987) was an American mythologist, writer and lecturer, best known for his work in comparative mythology and comparative religion. His work is vast,...

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Dark Night of the Soul
Jan24

Dark Night of the Soul

We’ve all been there, our darkest hour, when we hit bottom, when there was no light at the end of the tunnel. Some of us are there now, or soon will be. Some of us can see it all too well in our rear view mirror. However we describe it, whenever we have been there, however we got there, one thing is for sure, it is a point of reference we can all relate to in some form or other. “I hear you, brother, and without judgement,...

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