An Emotional Connection and Soothing to My Soul – Words of Alchemy

Thank you to Jo of Jaffareadstoo for this wonderful, moving review for Words of Alchemy. “What did I think about it.. During this global pandemic I find that I am turning increasingly to the healing nature of inspirational verse to … Continue reading

What is Emotional Connection

“Let the power of your emotions open you up … Take your seat in the middle of your home ground and rouse your confidence – your innate capacity to open to your experience.” – Pema Chodron’s “Living Beautifully“ The precursor … Continue reading

Throwback Post: One Blood Test, One Phone Call, One Moment in Time

**THROWBACK POST** (Team TLC – July 2014) Written in 2014 and 2015 November 2020 Note – This writing does not flow. It appears I came back to this over several months in 2014 and 2015 adding my thoughts. I’ve left … Continue reading

Throwback: Parenting is My Work and My Art

**THROWBACK POST** (Team TLC – 2015) Written some time in 2015 Parenthood is my work and my art. Something within was awakened when I became a parent. My life completely shifted when my two kids entered it. They reflected back, … Continue reading

Throwback Post: Fifty Things I Am Proud Of

**THROWBACK POST** (Written sometime in 2017) (from a July 2020 walk – taken by me) **2020 Updated Content in Bold** This was inspiring and fun to stumble across.  50 Things I Am Proud of: Wrote and published a book in … Continue reading

The First Week – Stay at Home Vacation and Social Media Break

(Photo I took on an early morning walk, Friday, July 31, 2020) I was moved to write about the first week (July 26 – August 1, 2020), and now I know why. I feel so much better having simply gotten … Continue reading

What Prompted Me to Explore My Life and Experiences Through Words

What prompted me to explore my life and experiences through words, what am I most proud of, and what’s next for me? Thank you to fellow author, Colin Garrow, for inviting me to his blog and for ask such thoughtful … Continue reading

You are Amazing and I Believe in You

I’m currently “house cleaning” on my blog. I have drafts dating back to 2012 that got lost in the rush and hustle, in the ups and downs of this spiritual journey I have chosen to travel, down into the depths … Continue reading

A Rapturous Dance With Life

I did it. I did it. I did it. I drove Team TLC 3,400 miles. Thursday, July 7, 2016 through Saturday, July 16, 2016 I drove 3,400 miles roundtrip to attend the Chromosome 18 Conference – Reno, Nevada to San … Continue reading

The Power and Magic of Connected Parenting

This is a long post. So, I’m going to give you the take-away points right now: Take Away Points: Examine and question the way it’s always been done. Ask yourself, “Is that true? Do we have to do it that … Continue reading