Love to Love You, Baby: 7 Ways to Brighten Your Love Light

When I was a teenager, I thought love was the answer to everything. If only people would just love! (I’d yell angrily.) Years later, after getting my heart smashed time after time, I looked back on my naivety and mused cynically: Love just isn’t enough. But now I see the Read More…

Sacred Sensual Lifestyle: Luscious Lemon

Want to feel clear, bright and uplifted? We’re going to squeeze some precious drops of soul wisdom from that most versatile of citrus fruits, the lemon. When you experience pleasure and satisfaction through your senses, you naturally create a connection to your intuition. This sixth sense is the divine guidance Read More…

Art, Inspiration & Synchronicity

Inspiration has been popping up everywhere lately – I love it! Have you noticed that when you commit to something and focus on it, resources seem to just appear and synchronicity kicks in? Especially when you’re really onto something that authentically lights you up. Today’s post features some interesting and Read More…

The Maine Event: Coastal Beauty & Soul

A recent trip to coastal Maine reset my beauty barometer and invigorated my soul. It was waves crashing onto craggy rocks and forests glowing with yellow and orange foliage. It was an owl nearly grazing my head as it swooped by. It was crying over the lavender sunset light and Read More…

The Pink Moment

Sunday evening I was sitting on a bench overlooking the Delaware River sharing a tall Negro Modelo (leftover from our byob Peruvian lunch) with a good friend. We were deep into a meaningful conversation when puffy pink clouds started to float over the mountain across the river. A few of Read More…

A Different Beauty

winter brought greys & tans & silvery taupes that’s how nature intended it so we would have the opportunity to see a different beauty that otherwise we might not notice distracted as we get by the bright-colored things but it’s all beautiful and spring unfailingly comes around Nature is made Read More…

Magic Gardens, Magic Night

Art should not be segregated in museums; it needs to live free among us. – Isaiah Zagar (creator of the installation that is Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens) The wound is the place where light enters you. – Rumi To a dull mind all of nature is leaden. To the illuminated mind Read More…

Of Politics, Poetry & Puzzles

  One cannot build life from refrigerators, politics, credit statements and crossword puzzles. This is impossible. Nor can one exist for any length of time without poetry, without color, without love. – Antoine De Saint-Exupery I’m back to editing the novel I’ve been working on – a political thriller – Read More…

Exploring for Inspiration: Paris

Architecture, food, gardens, museums… What fuels your creativity and inspires your art? Whether you’re a writer, painter, public speaker, chef, gardener, textile designer, songwriter, jewelry-maker… Where do you find the spark for your next creation? My trip to France in 2003 was a sensory feast that has inspired a bounty Read More…