This Life To Live

We arrive into a world full of people, with eyes wide open. Nearly 10 months of immersion in a world of water and fluidity, we are created out of the warmth and fusionof cells, DNAs, and human connections. So when does life begin? And does it ever end? A universe full of living particles & […]

Smiling From The Heart

It is curious to smile.Our lips can stay pressed, lift at the corners,or open our lips, revealing our teeth,and allowing an energy to pour outtouching everyone around. A smile crinkles the eyes.It expresses joy and warmthfrom the inside out.It is a gift to others,saying hello, how are youor what a delight to see you. Smiles […]

Stories You Carry Within

  My shoulders are an area of my body that carry stress. It runs from shoulder to shoulder, neck to shoulder blades. Interesting….blades, like a knive or blades of grass, hard or soft, sharp or subtle.   A place on the body that can open up as you reach your arm up behind you.  Blades […]

Under the Spell, A Letter to a Friend

hello marybeth, just reaching out to say hi and how are you? i, my friend, have fallen under the spell of feeling like a bird in a cage. i understand the full spectrum of human emotions. i understand the hows and never the whys. although i’ve got a full tool belt of practices and ways […]

Empty, Silent and Willing

When something goes on this long, thinking everything through or flying on happy thoughts, sometimes just doesn’t sustain the situation.  We all have coping mechanisms, but I think that coping with covid is a deeper reach. We are all definitely being asked to take our seats, settle in, and find an inner disposition of strength […]

The World’s Flower Gardens

I wrote my first poem when I was 19. It was my first experience with feeling and experiencing a perspective and perception deeply and then searching for words which best described it. It fascinated me.  It was as if there was a garden full of flowers, and I had to walk through it finding the […]