Valentine’s Day–Philautia Day

February 14th is a national holiday in the U.S.--Valentine's Day. In 2017 ABC News calculated the cost of Valentine's day and came up with the following: Total spending for the day surpasses $18.2 billion $4.3 billion is spent on jewelry $2 billion is spent on flowers including 250 million roses $1.7 billion is spent on [...]

Perfect v. Perfectionism

Recently I overheard a conversation about the difference between being perfect and striving for perfectionism. The conversation really moved me so I thought I might share some thoughts here for you all. Naturally, this is expressed in the spiritual realm that I prefer to work in. Let's start with PERFECTIONISM. Perfectionism is a dis-ease. I [...]

Let it go

We are now into 2019. This is January, the first month of the new year. January gets its name from the Roman god Janus. Janus is the god of transitions, duality, beginnings and endings. There is a Roman coin depicting Janus as having two heads: one looking toward the past and one looking toward the [...]

Tarot Spread For 2019

The year 2018 held many gifts. Some of them were painful and others were filled with joy. The gifts are easy to see when they arrive with joy, love, and happiness. The challenge is to continue to look for blessings when there is pain, loss, or unhappiness. This year, rather than ask the Divine what [...]

2018 In Review

As I work on a preview of 2019, getting clear on how I want to feel and what I hope to experience, I begin with a review of 2018. There are quite a few people out there who feel as though 2018 was a challenging year. It was a year of setting up, preparing, and [...]

Self-Care Part 2

Earlier I wrote about the origins of self-care. Today I want to share a little bit more about self-care and offer a tarot spread for self-care. While it is important to practice self-care regularly and can be done without any particular challenge in mind, I want to focus on the self-care that is a necessary [...]

Self-Care Part 1

Over the past couple of days, I have been seeing a lot of signs about self-care. Conversations have been centered about self-care. The media hype is all about self-care. We even have an international self-care day (ISD). [For those curious it is July 24]. But what exactly is self-care? What does this term mean? What [...]