I have no idea where I’m going, I just know how to get there.

I’m not your guru, nor am I enlightened, but I do know a bit about embracing life when it seems as though the bottom has fallen out.

I once felt as though my life was constantly on fire, and I was truly tired from beating back the flames. One day, exhausted and desperate, I walked right on in to the inferno insteadasking the hard questions, facing my fears, and waking up. To my great surprise I didn’t burn at all. I thrived!

Resisting my true self was exhausting. It turns out that surrender is the ticket out of feeling stuck and unfulfilled. Resistance is the burn. Surrender is freedom. Also, owning up to your true nature is more courageous, infinitely more compelling, and a whole lot of fun!

Each day I wake up feeling like things just got interesting. I’m learning how to embrace vulnerability, and begin again.

These stories are about me finding my way.

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Random Things

I have two incredibly awesome almost-grown-up kids.

Sarcasm falls out of my mouth. (Sorry, not sorry).

I’ve learned to wake up each day with curiosity. Life is far more rewarding that way.

If I’m afraid of something, it’s probably a good indication that I should do it. I almost always live.

I am a 3rd-degree blackbelt in Taekwondo.

My traditional education is in psychology.

My non-traditional education is continuously supplemented by mystics from around the world.

All images on this site are my own.

I have a deep meditation practice.

I facilitate women’s groups that foster telling our true stories.

There is a stainless steel screw holding my spine together.

I almost died once. It wasn’t as fun as you’d think it would be.

I am deeply committed to living with compassion and kindness.

I once accidentally went white water rafting down the Zambezi river in Zambia.

Travel fills me with joy.

I don’t expect to get it right all the time, and I am totally okay with that.