Morning Musing: The Importance of Beauty

“The Beautiful stirs passion and urgency in us and calls us forth from aloneness into the warmth and wonder of some eternal embrace. It unites us again with the neglected and forgotten grandeur of life, for in some instinctive way we know that beauty is no...

Re-entry

Re-entry back into normal life after a peak experience has always been a struggle for me.  Whether it be a yoga retreat, a trip to document the wild horses, or a vacation to a beautiful spot, as soon as I come home and start unpacking my bags, a restlessness fills my...

Morning Musing: This Too Shall Pass

How do you bring yourself back into balance when you find yourself swinging between  contentment and anxiety? Here’s some old Sufi wisdom that may bolster your resolve to choose happiness no matter what.   With love and gratitude, Deborah...

The Courage to Stand by Your Heart

Thoughts from a recent Nature Immersion at Gates of Inanna Ranch The word “courage” comes from the French word,“coeur,” or “heart.” Courage means to “stand by your heart,” which is exactly what three beautiful women did by devoting a day to allowing the wisdom of...

Morning Musing: Trust

Making the conscious choice to trust can shift our relationship to everything, and it’s a choice that we are making all the time.  Choosing to trust requires us to face the fears that are holding us back from trusting, and choosing to trust, anyway. ANYWAY...

Morning Musing: A Tribute to Angeles Arrien

Angeles Arrien, Cultural Anthropologist, Author, Speaker, Mediator and Mentor, passed away on April 24, 2014. She has played a pivotal role in my life as a mentor and teacher for the last three years, and I am so grateful for every moment that I spent with her. While...
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