The Music That Touched My Soul [2014]

This year, I thought instead of my usual year-end recap and honoring ritual of simply writing about my experiences, I’d share it all with you in the form of what music I discovered in 2014—what moved me, what helped me, what uplifted me, and what kept me going and/or focused on my Core, my Foundation. These …

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When It’s Easy, It’s Easy

WHEN THE GOING GETS tough, the tough one keeps going… but sometimes other things crumble as one does, especially if the “going” induces and awakens all sorts of negative feelings one imagined could never be present in one’s system… When everything is smooth and light and well, it’s easy to practice one’s practice, to mindfully remember …

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AURA is FREE on Kindle 10/04-10/08

Step right up! Step right up! My short story, Aura, is FREE for Amazon Kindle and all free Kindle apps from Saturday October 4, 2014 through Wednesday October 8, 2014! Sometimes, being an empath is not as glamorous as it’s cracked up to be…  Spontaneously born from moments of contemplating both my own heightening sensitivity …

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THE HEALER: A NOVEL has arrived!

A HIDDEN PAST… A desperate present… An inescapable future. Two separate lives brought together by the interconnected threads of time and destiny are about to change the world forever. Of that there is no doubt. But sometimes a healing and salvation first requires a devastation and destruction in order to begin.   Riddled with shamanic references and …

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The Healer: A Novel – Sneak Peek

As my latest endeavor, The Healer: A Novel, grows ever closer to completion, I’ve had many of you very excited and eager for it, asking when it will be released. It’s looking as if it will be late spring now rather than the early spring release date (my birthday!) I had hoped for, but nevertheless, …

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Gentleman

“Gentle is a holy word” I wrote in my journal back in 06/2006. Thinking back, I had clearly been going through a shift at that time. I had been struggling to find and figure out where I was heading, what I was supposed to be doing, and how things were going to happen. Clinging to …

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Bloodshot Eyes

I come from a line of unshakable Christians and preachers, and even now, nearly all of my relatives—immediate and distant—follow that genetic path without question… Ministry is in my blood. But it has always been very clear to me I have different eyes. I have the sort of eyes one receives on a mountaintop, after …

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Mother Sorrow, Natal Manifesto

My heart has been broken, And those pieces have been broken, And the pieces of those pieces have been broken. And as my heart has been divided, And had the divided divided, I realize With ever-sharpening clarity I am Only A mirror, A sentient reflection of the Whole which lies broken around me. I am …

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O Manjushri

Homage to Venerable Guru Protector Manjushri! At your Heart you hold a Dharma text, showing that you see all ultimate and conventional truths with a wisdom that has dispelled the clouds of obstructions and radiates like the sun. With a melodious speech endowed with sixty qualities, you love like your only child all migrators in …

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