Projecting

What do I wish for? People in my life who thrive with transforming Stories. That’s my projection, my vision for myself. Oh sure, my community has its STORYs. We also get right to work on the steps of transforming them – feeling, flipping the switch, reframing, integrating. We laugh together at how good we are …

Healing Dance with a Piano

Healing Dance with a Piano I’m sitting at a piano feeling anxious, immobilized, indecisive and deeply sad. Why? What could a piano  be doing that has me stopped in my tracks? Haven’t I been writing about how wonderful it is to be out hiking, even in deep snow at low temperatures.  Haven’t I been making …

Winter Walk Complete

Well, we did it! Walked in the mountains of Pennsylvania for six days in snow, with temps down near zero a couple of nights. It’s strange how significant this rather short walk seems, even though I’ve walked so many other long walks in the past six years. Why is that, I wondered. Is it because …

Being In “My Story”

This will be a short note while I take a break in Shawnee State Park Lodge. That’s in Ohio on the Buckeye Trail, which I’ve been “hiking” for the past month. I put that in quotes because my partner, John, and I have been engaging with this trail in a unique combination of walking, riding …

Journey to the Heart Land

After a full week of walking along the Miami-Erie Canal Towpath, along country roads, and through small towns in rural Ohio along the Buckeye Trail, I’m convinced that walking is my calling.  Walking as an exercise tones my body and gets my thoughts clear and my creativity flowing. Walking in Nature connects me to Spirit …

Journey through the Heartland

Reframe The Story: A New Chapter My Dad the Healing Angel Today is the start of my new way of being with my dad. Here’s the old story: I’m 24. I’m the program director at Woodland Altars Outdoor Education Center. I love my job! Every day I walk the trails. I’m connecting children and teachers …

Blessing

As our journey begins, here’s a blessing I’m singing, thanks to my friend, Sara and generations before her! “May troubles be less and blessings be more May nothing but happiness come to your door And may you have luck wherever you go And blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow. May winds be at your back …