New constellations, new visions of the sky, new life! How small and precious our lives are, aren’t they? How we move like fast stars with our stories and visions. It’s … Continue reading Need to be reminded of the big picture? Check out the stars as seen from the earth, thousands of years into the future!
Writers, artists, dancers, dreamers — we make a difference in the world! Let your voice rise up, share your authenticity, challenge authority, and lift others up with you! Here’s inspiration … Continue reading Art Matters! Never let yourself be silenced, by your own doubt or by others!
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We know that substance abuse disorders carry a stigma. But when is a stigma something even worse? Substance abuse has created a public health…
Here’s a beautiful Ted Talk about the ravages of addiction, the courage of coming out (of whatever closet holds us in the dark, including shame about the medical issue of … Continue reading The power of compassion in recovery: let go of the lie of shame
The Medicine Wheel is a sacred Native American system for understanding our connection to nature, the divine and our life path. With respect and gratitude, I’ve taken the basic architecture … Continue reading Mapping your inner and outer path using the Medicine Wheel
I love this quote from Neruda’s poem about the power of change, the inevitability of freedom, coming like Spring no matter whether we cut the flowers down, no matter what we do, the season rises in the world and our blood.
We all get to grow older, if we’re blessed to be alive. So what does it mean to you? What stories are you carrying about aging, and how might they … Continue reading What does it mean to know yourself as old? Ram Dass reflects on healthy aging in a society that devalues older people