Tag: soul

Spirit Leaves: Zorba, Yogananda and a Wild Heart

Sitting down to write is like arriving at a spring storm's beginning. At first, there's the light scent of incipient ideas in the wind,...

Honoring My Wild Woman

I became divorced, bought a drum and unleashed the wild woman within. "Come on" I said with a wink, "It will be fun." My...

Is Retirement Cancer of the Soul?

Is retirement the American Dream? Or the promise that those now under 40 will never see fulfilled? Or is the problem definitional in that...

From the Heart: Identity Theft

As I read my credit card statement, my eyes bulged. I was being billed for two $5,000 cash advances I had not taken. Then...

Limitless Light

Every body is a lamp. Some seem to glow with more intensity. Some definitely glow with more love. Others need help to keep their...

Know You are Safe in the World

I have found myself amazed lately at how calm I am, and how serene I am -- even with all this chaos going on...

A Growing Light

I lost my sight a while ago Without knowing what was wrong The shadowed wall of lightless black Engulfed me with its song Disappearing colors of fading light Echo...

Spirit Leaves: First Fast

Ignorance is most certainly not bliss. As a thirtysomething living in California, my spirituality was just opening. Without benefit of hothouse protection, I bloomed...

Itineraries: Mandalas of the Soul

After spending the first 53 years of my life in California, I moved to the Twin Cities. I'd be a lying if I told...

Breath, a mirror of your life: An interview with Terri Peterson

"Fifteen years ago, I wasn't into any of this spirituality stuff and had no idea that I was stuck," said Terri Peterson, SBF, TBF,...

Campfire

My daughter, talking too loudly in another room, awoke me from a dream. My eyes opened. What sifted into my consciousness was a faint...

The Soul of Humanity Emerges

WHEN LOOKING AT the current state of the world, it may seem that humanity is on a downward slope heading for disaster. Whether we...

Healing: The Art of Compassion

MY HEALING CENTER is in the context of the writing, speaking, teaching and retreats I do. My most frequently asked questions of myself and...

Self-Love leads Us into Tomorrow

FOR YEARS, MANY people talked about the year 2012. Some people talked from a fear-based perspective, while others talked of opportunities for transformation in...

When Springtime Comes

FOR EONS OUR soul has been covered with layers of forgetfulness. In the beginning, the soul was one with God. But for lifetimes it...

Yearning for Reunion

"There is a raying out of all orders of existence, an external emanation from the ineffable one. There is again a returning impulse, drawing...

Nourishing the Soul

IN CENTRAL WISCONSIN, my wife and I happened upon the "World's Largest Talking Cow" on Highway 10 in Neillsville. That this was the world's...