How to Take Care of Your Heart

How to Take Care of Your Heart

Have you ever seen a heart exposed, ribs spread, beating in a nest of red? It’s messy, complicated and yet, it works. There’s all this blood, all these veins and arteries. It’s perfection within a cardiac cage of tissue and bone. Your heart beats for...
Back to the Beginning

Back to the Beginning

He brought her variety store carnations and a look of wonder when they met. Texting had been so effortless and near-constant for the past two weeks. He looked just like his profile pictures only better- kinder and more human. His eyes bore into her, wearing an...
Soul Mate

Soul Mate

A friend once said to me “My soul mate is whomever is sitting in front of me.” Sounds like a tag line for polygamy…but of course, I know that’s not what he meant. He meant that the term isn’t a romantic one for him. Instead, it describes...
Free Woman

Free Woman

Evergreens whooshed by her as she drove. Peppered between them were trees shedding leaves of burnt red and orange. Her 1991 Acura Integra was packed to the gills. The air was just cool enough to crack the window open. September. No one was surprised by her leaving....
Joy Revealer

Joy Revealer

I’ve been training with a Master Psychic/Shaman for a few months now.  I love it.  I love being introduced to worlds and things I never knew existed.  There are other ways of looking at the world that don’t include doubt and cynicism, but instead consist...
A Painless Life

A Painless Life

Here’s something I know for sure is true: when I am not doing what is in alignment with my talents and values I experience pain.  Sometimes it’s a dull ache in my gut and other times it’s a full-out tornado in my chest making me weep, tearing me up....
And Then My Soul Craved Beauty

And Then My Soul Craved Beauty

I did not know how bad it had gotten.  I did not know. How starved my spirit had become, I did not know. How shallow was my breathing, I did not know. How bland was the food I ate, I did not know. How cut off from love I was, I did not know. And then my soul craved...