Signs & Symbols: Enter Church Hawk

As a person who helps others get and stay connected to their inner wisdom, you’d probably guess I’m always calm and serene myself. Well, much of the time I am. What throws me off, though, is my habit of drastically underestimating how long something will take to accomplish. I’m just a Read More…

Sacred Sensual Home: Everyday Soul Scents

I stepped into a warmly lit bakery and caught a whiff of what I imagined was a lemony vanilla cloud made of love. That happy scent swirled around me and I inhaled deeply, eyes closed, luxuriating in the yummy, uplifting aroma. I felt joyful and comforted; my day got infinitely Read More…

Focus on Your Pleasure Points… 3 Steps to Maintaining Good Mood Momentum

I love my mornings – they’re peaceful and sacred to me. That is, until the dual leaf blowers start. As I’m pouring my first cup of coffee, on cue the maintenance crew of a nearby grocery store fires up not one but two blowers that are so loud they could Read More…

Change Your Perception, Change Your Life

A chunk of ice… A frozen heart… Or maybe nothing at all if you’re distracted by your dinging phone or some negative thoughts. Maybe you notice the craftsmanship. These amazing sculptures were made by ice carver, Peter Slavin. But do you see the beauty? What about it moves you? Maybe Read More…

Ray LaMontagne (Inadvertently) Talks About Sacred Sensual Living

I was moved to hear Ray LaMontagne sum up in a beautiful way some of the main ideas I play with through Sacred Sensual Living:   “I work really hard to stay grounded, to realize everyday how lucky I am, and we are, just to exist on this planet in Read More…

Embracing Earthy Energy

I opened the front door this morning and the sweet, warm smell of freshly mown grass rolled into the house. I peered out over the exploding fuchsia Rhododendron blooms and saw the first irises unfolding their silky layers and splaying into fragile plumes. Bird songs filled the air, like a Read More…