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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Anger is Passion and Power Turned Inside Out

Getting Out I was 23 years old when I got called to the conference room of the company I worked for in Los Angeles, California. A few days before, I had given my four-week notice. The job wasn’t what they...
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We Don’t Have to “See the Good” in Everyone

Trusting our fellow human beings Today, my morning reading list included an article where a writer expressed her approach to life as one in which she “wanted to see the good in people.” I groaned. I’ve read enough of these...
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The Color Wheel of our Emotions

Power of invisibility “Oh, you were there last night? I didn’t even see you!” Oh, how many times have I heard some variation of this in my life. Whether it's a party, a meeting, a class—I seem to blend into...
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Entering Our Dark Night of the Soul

Burning Signs I sat across from my client in my cozy office where I was offering Ayurveda consultations and bodywork. I was probably talking to my client about the importance of self-care and offering tips on everything from diet to...
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The Half-Boy

Here is an ancient story from Bornea about moving into wholeness, entitled “The Half Boy.” A long, long time ago, and yet not so very long ago at all, a woman gave birth to a boy. This boy was not...

How to Balance Truth with Kindness

When I used to teach yoga, I loved teaching the inherent conflict between the Yamas (principles) known as Sattva (truth) and Ahimsa (non-harming/kindness). I often did so by sharing the following story: A meditator was sitting in the forest when a deer ran by....
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Accepting the Life Cycle of our Creations

“You have a right to perform your prescribed duty, but you are not entitled to the fruits of your actions. Never consider yourself the cause of the results of your activities, nor be attached to not doing your duty.” The...

How to Move Into Wisdom Like a Crone

My favorite symbol is the triquetra, pictured above. It is a symbol that represents the “trinity”, for example: birth, death, rebirth creation, manifestation, destruction past, present, future Or, the triquetra can represent my personal favorite trinity: the Triple Goddess. The Triple...

In Our Fast-Changing World, a False Sense of Security Is the Only Kind There Is

The second half of the title of this post—“A false sense of security is the only kind there is,”—is a quote by storyteller and teacher Michael Meade, who himself attributes it to an old Irish poem. Whatever its roots, when...

shed the old skin.