Peel back the layers.

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Keri in Doorway

Ready to take a
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:

Groundedness
embodiment
self-love/power
personal authority
truth-seeking/speaking
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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thinkers mind

Confessions of a Deep Thinker

Ever since I can remember, I’ve loved to think. As a child, when all the other kids went outside to play in sandboxes or on swing sets, I wanted to stay inside—I don’t mean inside the house, necessarily, but inside...
puzzle pieces

Healing, One Piece at a Time

A Calming Ritual   As a child, I often sat at a cardboard table across from my mom and put together jigsaw puzzles. She scanned the pieces with her eyes, picked one up and clicked it right into place. I...
sopranos

Abortion Bans are not a Movement Against Abortion, they are a Movement Against Women.

If you’ve lost count, we are now up to 8 states that have passed anti-abortion bills: Alabama, Georgia, Missouri, Ohio, Utah, Kentucky, Mississippi, Arkansas. Just. Like. That. Make no mistake: this is NOT just a movement against abortion—that’s just the...
soul woman precipice

Did Your Soul Say Yes to Living This Human Life?

Photo Credit: Camryn Rae (inworld)   It is human nature to ponder what happens to our souls when we die. Whether we believe in a single and eternal afterlife, that we go through multiple reincarnations until we “get it right,”...
do it my way woman

Five Tips to Maintain Your Self-Esteem When You Work for Yourself

“Two roads diverged in the woods and I—I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. Robert Frost There are few better examples of what “taking the road less traveled” looks like in real life...
two books

Embodying Soul: The Way of Healing, the Road to Wholeness.

As is my habit, I am currently reading two books at the same time: The Border by Don Winslow, and Grounded Spirituality, a brand new book by Jeff Brown. And, as usual, it is no accident that I'm reading them...
fantasy

Speaking Truth

I originally came to the spiritual worlds with the goal to transcend my weak body and difficult mind. I wanted to find what I coined "The Great Truth." Instead, I ended up undergoing a process of naming and embodying my...
choose your own adventure

Choosing the Adventure of your Life.

  Second only to the Beverly Cleary books about Ramona and her sister Beezus, the Choose Your Own Adventure books were my favorites growing up. In these books, readers were invited to participate directly in the story of the protagonist. We would...
WOMAN RELEASE

Dear Soul: Forget about Purpose

"...I felt my soul slip past the boundaries of self-sufficiency and stubborn independence I’d erected. I felt her slide down into my feet and legs, helping me feel more grounded and secure. I felt her slip into my arms and...

shed the old skin.