Category Archives: Spirituality

When Mother’s Day Is Complicated

Mother’s Day sometimes brings up a host of feelings for me. You see, my mother was mentally ill, and because she wasn’t properly treated until I was half way through high school, her moods would swing from the deep lows … Continue reading

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When We Make Plans, God Laughs

What’s that expression? When you make plans, God laughs. Yep. We trundle along our lives doing what’s expected of us, making bold plans for what our lives will look like in five, ten, or twenty years. And some of it will … Continue reading

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Molting

Today I feel like a lobster, molting. I’m delicate, sensitive, and haven’t quite got my bearings. I crave solitude and quiet. I hide away in the rocks, saying little to those around me. I’m a snake whose skin is peeling … Continue reading

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Christmas Memories and Healing

Christmas is approaching, with the big day less than a week away. It’s a time of excitement and festivity, filled with the spirit of giving. Peace on earth and good will toward men, and all that. I’ve always looked forward to Christmas … Continue reading

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Gratitude

Gratitude is the feeling of connection with our heart. With the Source of Energy and Love that created us, from which we are made. Gratitude is a feeling that everything’s ok. There’s no stress or strife or difficulty. There’s no pushing against … Continue reading

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Life In Balance

Doesn’t life feel better when things are in balance? When there isn’t too much of any one thing; enough productivity to feel good, and enough down time to relax and recharge. Yessireebob! Then why is so much of life so NOT in … Continue reading

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More Storm Surge and Whitecaps

The respite between storms didn’t last as long as I’d hoped. Going through a Kundalini Awakening process has been, quite frankly, kicking my ass. It’s been the most mentally and physically challenging marathon I’ve ever experienced. I’d rather take on … Continue reading

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The Tide Turned

Back when I was a child, puttering around on the coast of Maine in small boats, I spent countless hours discovering how wind, tide and current affected the boat. We’d row down the coast toward the gut, where a one lane wooden … Continue reading

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My Love For The Sea

I feel like I’ve had a love affair with the ocean for lifetimes. And I probably have. The more I learn about life and about my life, the more I understand my love for the sea. As a child, my … Continue reading

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Coming Out The Other Side

How do I write about something I barely understand? How can I describe an experience I’ve been going through that my culture neither understands, nor accepts as real and valid? And when faced with it, often confuses it for mental illness? … Continue reading

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