October Awakening

October Awakening

October Awakening “What’s your favorite color,” I asked… She smiled in a way that spoke before the sounds came out her mouth. “October.” she answered with the wisdom of all ages. I smiled, looked within, took a deep breath, bowed and said: “For those who have...
April Flowers

April Flowers

April Flowers We’re halfway through April and here in Colorado we’re receiving spring snow showers awaiting clear skies that allow us all to bask in the sun: It’s a lot like life. On days  like today, we often relish what’s going on inside rather than outside while...
Winter Daze

Winter Daze

Winter Daze In the 1975 edition of Webster’s New Collegiate Dictionary, the word ‘daze’ is defined as “1: to stupefy esp. by a blow: stun 2: to dazzle with light” and the word ‘dazzle’ as “1: to overpower with light 2: to impress deeply or confound with brilliance...
Everyday Epiphanies

Everyday Epiphanies

Everyday Epiphanies The sun shone as the wind blew on a cold Winter day in January, the day of Epiphany after the twelve days of Christmas. My grandson and I stood on the shore of a small lake in Colorado watching thousands of wild geese fly in and out of the...
Awakening to Darkness and Light

Awakening to Darkness and Light

Awakening At the end of this week in the northern hemisphere, we once again get to experience the Winter Solstice where endings and beginnings come together to create a new vortex of energy that speaks to the wonder of all paired opposites. Carl Jung (1875-1961), the...
June Gyrations

June Gyrations

Like the month of June, our lives can be filled with all kinds of movement that cause us to scratch our heads, wonder about life’s mysteries, test our patience and cause us to smile. The bushes we thought were dead one day begin to bloom like the ideas that went...