Category Archives: Sources of Inspiration

shifts

The past seven months have been so full of living, some of it quite raw. Deaths and transitions and lots of listening to others’ painful moments. And yet there has been such a sweetness, like a descant adding its melody … Continue reading

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Solstice circle

Grateful thanks to Jennifer Berezan and Nina Wise and all the brave women who circled up on June 14 at Sundog Retreat… I felt deeply nourished. And alert to new ripple effects…

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Reclaiming the Wisdom

Incredible thanks to Joanna Macy, all her co-teachers, and the amazing women who took part in the the six-day retreat “Reclaiming the Wisdom of the Mother of All Buddhas” via Spirit Rock. Please check out workthatreconnects.org or look on Facebook … Continue reading

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Loving What Is

Have had my mind ripped up and put back together in new shapes after reading Byron Katie’s “Loving What Is”… I know the book’s tone has some of that over-the-top California exuberance and I’m not sure I’d want to visit … Continue reading

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Emerging Women

Wonderful talks – I can’t wait to hear more of them from this year’s conference – and inspiring podcasts. For when you need the sisterhood. http://www.emergingwomen.com/

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more sources

I pretty much get inspired by every article in the National Geographic… and much of what I hear on CBC radio… and mostly by what passes outside my living room window. So why do I bother to post these? I … Continue reading

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The Presence Process

Just wanted to say thanks to Michael Brown for his great book, which I’ve experienced as very alive and enlivening.

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Falling Upwards

Thanks to Bonnie for the gift of Richard Rohr’s “Falling Upwards” about spirituality for the second half of life. Likely it is great at all ages but seems to have lots of relevance here at what may be just past … Continue reading

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Sarah Kay

Rendering me inarticulate… wow. See her TED talk. http://www.ted.com/talks/sarah_kay_if_i_should_have_a_daughter.html    

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Nina Wise

So enjoyed Nina Wise’s book a big new free happy unusual life – see ninawise.com. I met Nina this summer and she is very genuine, and her book full of suggestions around creating moments of aliveness and connection. I’ve been … Continue reading

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