I tried selecting a more clever title but sometimes pain needs more honesty than flair.... The time God screwed me over took place in May 2003. I spent the next 14 years festering over it until last year I was given a chance to confront the pain and disappointment of what had happened. Since the … Continue reading Making Peace With God For That Time He Screwed Me Over
Go ahead and set aside all beet prejuduce until you've tried a bite of it roasted to melty-sweetness alongside sweet potato, garlic and raclette cheese. Tasty wrapped in a pie crust. Tasty crustless. Tasty topped with basil. Either way, it's tastier than pickled beets. ***ROASTED BEET AND SWEET POTATO GALETTE INGREDIENTS 8" pie crust (if you're … Continue reading Roasted Beet and Sweet Potato Galette
I have this friend who's really been trying my patience lately... Over the past couple months she's asked to borrow money for countless doctor visits even though she knows I believe strongly in self-healing. Going to the gym is a big part of our evenings, but she's been slacking due to all her recent health … Continue reading She Just Won’t Shut Up
It was a dark winter's night last year when I hesitantly pulled into the driveway and headed into our cold, empty house. It had been a long, busy day. Long and busy because I'd planned it that way. A full work day of clients, an extra hour at the gym, a 15-miles-under-the-speed-limit commute home. I … Continue reading If I Could Be One Thing
True belonging is the spiritual practice of believing in and belonging to yourself so deeply that you can share your most authentic self with the world and find sacredness in both being a part of something and standing alone in the wilderness. True belonging doesn’t require you to change who you are; it requires you … Continue reading I Belong To Me
Whenever I think of Christmas Eve, I don’t think of a jolly old man with reindeer. I think of a jolly old woman with a bear… When I was little, my family lived in a trailer park next to a sweet, elderly lady named Janie who, despite her age, had a youthful spirit and a quick laugh. … Continue reading Janie’s Coriander Christmas Bread
The privilege of a lifeltime is to become who you truly are. --Carl Jung New Year's Day 2017 dawned to find me in desperate need of clarity. I had become so confused as to who I was and where I was going in life. The panic of it all brought me back to a time … Continue reading Who Is This Wild Desert Woman and Where Did She Come From?