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Keri in Doorway

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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:

Groundedness
embodiment
self-love/power
personal authority
truth-seeking/speaking
breaking down hierarchies

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I love to hear your thoughts and comments, so please don’t be shy!

You can also find my work scattered about the web. The Urban Howl, Elephant Journal, The Edge Magazine, The Good Men Project, Grown and Flown, Rebelle Society and others.
SHED THE OLD SKIN.

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 those whom it touches holy. Any materialism in life, coarsens the soul.” ~Oscar Wilde We’re…
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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...
All is One: The Only Mantra That Matters in our Disconnected, Uncertain World

All is One: The Only Mantra That Matters in our Disconnected, Uncertain World

We cannot claim our connectivity while denying our complicity   May 28 . 7 min read Photo by Sean Pierce on Unsplash "I don't know why, but I'm just so tired these days," my husband said as the American 2020...
Opening to Creativity

Opening to Creativity

If there's one thing I've learned through the "skin" of a writer, it's how to give into and trust the creative process and its ebbs and flows. Creativity is not something that can be controlled or directed. It can't be...
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If You Can’t Find Your Purpose, You Might be a Multipotentialite

What Do You Want to be When You Grow Up? As children, grownups would ask us: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” And kids would shout out: Nurse! Veterinarian! Mom! Firefighter! My stomach would churn, and I would...
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Recognizing Boredom as a Signal for Going Inward, Not Outward

“When you pay attention to boredom, it gets unbelievably interesting.” — Jon Kabat-Zinn Enter the Hermitage “Why would you want to stay alone in a hermitage?” my friends asked me, confused. “Don’t you get bored?” My answer: Not in the...
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Please Don’t Tame Your Wildness

This world can get to any of us. But I can’t let it happen to you. 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...
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To Face the Dragon Is to Seize Life Itself

Out of the chaos, a new beginning An old alchemical saying states, Opponere Draconem est prehendere Vitam. It means: “To face the Dragon is to seize life itself.” This in turn means: Walk straight into the chaos of your life,...
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Seeking the Source of Motivation

The idea of a lifetime? “This is what I’ll do for the rest of my life!” I’ve exclaimed the above to my husband on more than one occasion, my eyes brimming with fire. “For now,” he chuckles, a gentle and...
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A Midlife Crisis is a Clarion Call to Reclaim Our Childhood Magic

How we lose the magic Think back to the feeling of being a child out exploring the world. How vivid our imaginations were! How the days seemed to last forever. How we created spontaneous games. The world was so exciting....

shed the old skin.