You Are The Reason For Your Every Blessing

You Are The Reason For Your Every Blessing

“You are the reason for your every blessing and you have never been the cause of your pain. Pain is what happens when you dream against yourself. Beauty is what happens when you dream with yourself.” Matt Kahn, True Divine Nature  In between transitioning from my seven months in Bali to where I am now,… Continue Reading

5 Things to Let Go of For a Radiant Life

5 Things To Surrender For a More Radiant Life

So far, my Surrender Experiment is going well. I have been in Bali now since September, which makes it just a bit over two months. So much has happened. I am practicing conscious surrender every day, and it is oh so much more fun than working and striving and working and striving some more! So… Continue Reading

Interview: Theta healer Erika Johansson from Taksu, Bali

Interview: Theta healer Erika Johansson from Taksu, Bali

I interviewed Erika Johansson in person (the audio version will eventually be published as a podcast), who is a Theta healer from Taksu in Ubud, Bali. I wanted to find out about her path to becoming a healer and to discover a bit more about Theta healing, a modality founded by Vianna Stibal, who developed Theta healing after witnessing the healing of her own 9-inch tumor twenty years ago. Continue Reading

And, Release: An Experiment in Surrender

And, Release: An Experiment in Surrender

We must in tears Unwind a love knit up in many years. In this last kiss I here surrender thee Back to thyself, so thou again art free; Thou in another, sad as that, resend The truest heart that lover e’er did lend. An excerpt from the poem Renunciation by Henry King, Bishop of Chichester. 1592–1669  I… Continue Reading

What I learned at the Wat

What I learned at the Wat

So, I am back in Melbourne after spending ten days in the lush and vibrant beauty of the Australian bush at Wat Buddha Dhamma, about a two-hour drive north of Sydney. Wat Buddha Dhamma is a part of the Forest Sangha, an international network of Theravadan Buddhist monasteries in the tradition of the late great… Continue Reading

Life Transitions and Contemplative Practice

Life Transitions and Contemplative Practice

Right now in my life I am not sure what my path is. My next move is not very clear, and I am not sure what to do with the many elements and questions I am juggling at the moment.  I am in a transition and it’s like I am in a dark tunnel and… Continue Reading