Dr. Maureen Murdock focused a large part of her career learning about The Heroes Journey from Joseph Campbell and, then, created the ten steps of The Heroine’s Journey. At first, […]
We all need a time for letting go, confessing and receiving absolution from ourselves or a healer. We are human, we make mistakes and we feel guilt, regret or resentment. Those emotions drag us down away from our optimism, hope and creativity. Having an annual ritual of letting go keeps us positive.
One year ago today, my Twin Soul, Jack Waldenmaier, passed away. When a soul’s ultimate lesson is intimacy,
that purpose takes priority
even over any mission to serve the world.
Thus, when un grand amour arrives,
all else becomes secondary.
It’s the month of June which invites weddings. I am saddened when I hear someone say, “A wedding is just a piece of paper.” It has inspired me, repeatedly, to […]
I wrote this many years ago and I just discovered it as I live in mourning widowhood. My Great Love, Jack Waldenmaier, passed away of cancer on January 7th. It’s […]
Poverty is a Pitiful Prison Please, don’t worry, I don’t need your pity for me, Really, I’m free. Yes, I’m poor now. Just the money can’t matter to people like […]
Reverence for Time The tender flames of passion lick the soft and infinite folds of my soul fueling outrage that neighboring beings blithely deny reverence for time. A wasp threatening […]
Hardships & Resilience: Life’s Great Teachers PURPOSE AND MISSION: Almost all of us agree that the purpose of life on Earth is growth and service. Yet, many of us become […]
My reply to Wynton Marsalis’ public statement from June 6, 2020. This is my open letter to Wynton Marsalis. His commitment and clarity warrant respect. He has done his part […]
Grief – The Place in the Middle Grieving is the place in the middle… The dark place in the cocoon… between the Old Dream and the New Dream. It is […]