Peel back the layers.


Keri in Doorway

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Deeper Dive?

Think it’s time to start breaking down some thought paradigms?

Inspired by fresh ideas, mindful reflections, and a touch of soulful magic?

You’re in the right place! Whether I’m writing about the soul, the culture at large, midlife (which I am smack dab inside), parenting, or our political landscape, the underlying themes are always about:

personal authority
breaking down hierarchies

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Grounded in Hope
Free use from Pixabay Each year at this time, I look forward to the tulips 🌷 blossoming in my front yard, the geese returning, and seeing the children playing outside, their winter jackets all tossed in a heap on the last pile of melting snow. The spring season represents opening, rejuvenation, and renewal. The promise of spring shows us that after…
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We are Made of “Starstuff”

“The atoms of our bodies are traceable to stars that manufactured them in their cores and exploded these enriched ingredients across our galaxy, billions of years ago. For this reason, we are biologically connected to every other living thing in...
envious women

The Benefits of Not Fitting In

Desperate to Belong As a little girl, maybe seven years old, I remember waiting in the car for my mom to return from the grocery store. She was just “popping in to get a few things,” but time seemed to...
man with laptop

How to Persist in Solo-Entrepreneurship Where Reward is Not a Built-In Feature

When I worked in the corporate world, I would give 4-week notices instead of the standard two. It wasn't for the sake of the work, which of course, I was leaving. It's because I was raised to never quit anything...
man with magic wand

And the Phoenix Rises From the Ashes

Alchemical Transformation Series Rebirthing ourselves into the world.     Jun 9 . 7 min read Photo by Vinicius Vieira ft from Pexels This piece is the second in a three-part series of articles. Read Part-1 here (To Face the...
man on a path to the mountain

This World Could Do With a Few More Creative Pioneers

Introduction to the Pioneer Archetype “The Pioneer is called to discover and explore new lands, whether that territory is internal or external…a need to step on fresh and undiscovered territory…” “Sacred Contracts” by Caroline Myss, pg 404 Are you the...
person with closed eyes

An Open Letter to My Fellow Private People

Dear Private Person: I see you. More than that, I know you. I know how you were raised, because it's the same way I was raised: Try not to be a burden on anyone, don't take up too much space....

The Sorting Stage of Transformation: “Heroes” Need Not Apply

True transformation is not an event. Transformation is a process in which we completely unravel ourselves and then slowly, mindfully, put ourselves back together in a healthier way. The previous stage was about the unraveling. This next stage is about...
man and mask scaled

Please Don’t Tame Your Wildness

I wish it hadn’t happened to you. When we were teens, the party followed wherever you went. You cared not for convention, you followed no trends. Instead, you set the trends. You defied the norms. People changed around you. They...
ice tunnel

What to Know About Navigating a Dark Night of the Soul

“My desire to live is as intense as ever. And though my heart is broken, hearts are made to be broken. That is why God send sorrow into the world. To me, suffering seems now a sacramental thing that makes...

shed the old skin.