How to Be Spiritual

More and more often I hear people say, “I don’t know how to be spiritual.” This saddens me greatly. That’s like saying, “I don’t know how to laugh” or “I don’t know what my stomach feels like.” Not knowing how to be spiritual is a state of separation from yourself. Spirituality is not something that […]

Why Mystery Schools are Secret

Have you ever wondered why mystery schools are secret? Isn’t God for everyone? Isn’t wisdom best when it is shared? People who keep information and practices secret must be in a cult, right? Well, not really. There really is a good reason why mystery schools are secret. I didn’t understand it until confronted with what […]

Engaging in Love Speak

Did you know that your inside is reflected on the outside every moment? I am not talking about body. I am saying that what you think of yourself and the world around you is reflected in the light around you. If you step back and examine your language, you will see what’s inside. If you […]

Aging in an Animist World

I was at a family function recently when a child said to me with the typical unfiltered honesty that only a child can muster, “I don’t like your grey hair. It makes you look old.” Ooh, snap! I could have taken this as an opportunity to be hurt or offended or to teach him about […]

Intro to Spirit Animals

Many animist cultures believe that humans are accompanied by spirit animals. They are here to help you on your life journey. Spirit animals teach you their lessons through sharing its wisdom, skills, protection, guidance, or power. Whether you use them or not is up to you. If you are aware of your animal and call […]

Wrapping Your Head Around Complimentary Duality

When you’re working on spiritual growth, there are times when you’re like a hermit crab. You have to crawl out of your comfy little shell and move into a new home because you expand. You need more space for all the ways you’re growing. Other times you have to recreate your whole universe because the […]

Embracing the Winter Solstice

The winter solstice is a wonderful moment in the year that is pregnant with possibility! It’s the time between death and rebirth. What a fabulous time to sink into a state of mindfulness to intentionally create what is to come in your life for the following year. Think of it this way. Imagine that you’re […]

The Spirituality of Aging

I was at a family function recently when a child said to me with the typical unfiltered honesty that only a child can muster, “I don’t like your grey hair. It makes you look old.” Ooh, snap! I could have taken this as an opportunity to be hurt or offended or to teach him about […]