Outside the inside door

Emotional jumbles can lead to pure understanding when we allow it to happen.  It does not take analysis, mind power or pain to find the clarity necessary to feel the depth of your heart. When we dig deep enough a straight path emerges from our soul. Our best understanding comes from simply listening to our own heart. When we find stillness, peace, and love we … Continue reading Outside the inside door

Happy Anniversary Temenos Circle

Happy 2nd Year Anniversary Temenos Circle. The past few years have been rich even while the journey has had it twists. The most amazing part of this journey has been the hundreds of friends, readers, fellow writers and photographers that I have met because of the Temenos Circle Blog. I look forward to writing in the years ahead and hope my path continues to cross … Continue reading Happy Anniversary Temenos Circle

City lights

I have made many friends blogging by sharing stories, opinion, and insights with people from all around the world. Writing has taught me many things. The people I have met along the journey has been significantly healing. Their feedback, challenge, and friendship grounds the writing experience making it rich. Along the journey, I met an author Ramisa Raya who has published four books. She has … Continue reading City lights

Gravel Road

I have been blessed this year on many fronts in my life. While on most days life can be a struggle, celebrating the good things somehow decreases the challenging times. I was selected the Biz Time Milwaukee Health Care Hero of the Year for my work with people living with mental illness in our community. The following is the talk I shared with my colleagues who … Continue reading Gravel Road

Past, present and future

Traveled to Vermont this weekend to teach at the University. My first time in Vermont yet it felt like home. Being there at the end of Fall seeing the hue of leaves on the trees or as a carpet on the ground was breath-taking. The opportunity to work with  graduate school students is always a rich experience. They are typically people at a time in life … Continue reading Past, present and future