Grace and gratitude

Grace and gratitude

“Grace and gratitude. Forward from here.” The poet Mary Oliver died last week. I knew of her, but didn’t know her well. I have given her books as gifts. I have some of her words framed and hanging on the wall of my studio. I knew she lived much of...
Superpowers

Superpowers

A while back I posted a question on the blackboard at Dauntless: if you could have a super-power, what would it be? I didn’t answer it then. I guess I couldn’t decide, really. I think maybe now I’ve answered it, at least for the time being. (Can we...
Words make worlds

Words make worlds

“Words make worlds.” I first learned this when I was in therapy for a brutal post-partum depression. My recovery was holistic; I used food, movement, connection and words to heal and move forward. I discovered that the words I had been using to tell my...
Connection

Connection

I had a conversation with a massage client after her session this morning. We’ve worked together for years but I haven’t seen her for massage in a while. She’s been traveling a lot to tend to family and care for others. She lamented how the outward...
How we know.

How we know.

“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.”  – Albert Einstein A client was speaking to me recently and towards the end of her sentence...