What Fostering Puppies Taught Me

What Fostering Puppies Taught Me

I welcomed 2016 by dropping off two sweet puppies that we fostered for 2 weeks. I loved having these puppies. I cried when I dropped them off so they could go find their forever homes. I knew that fostering puppies for two weeks would bring sadness when I had to let...
Lucky: How an Elephant Helped Me Redefine the Divine

Lucky: How an Elephant Helped Me Redefine the Divine

In 2010, when I sold everything I owned, packed a backpack, and bought a one-way ticket to India, I dreamed of riding an elephant. I thought it would feel like divine connection to a majestic animal who would feel divinely connected to the Earth. It didn’t. What...
Grow a Pair

Grow a Pair

Shrek the sheep – have you heard of him? This is Shrek. (well, it was – poor Shrek died in 2011.) He’s a renegade sheep that hid in a cave for six years in order to avoid being shorn. Sounds like a great idea, right? Hiding out from the things we don’t like,...
My Crazy Showed Up While Hugging A Saint

My Crazy Showed Up While Hugging A Saint

In 2009, I quit my job at the bank, sold my house, my car, my belongings, rehomed my dog and packed a backpack with a one-way ticket to India to figure out who I was. A task of the mind, I thought. Busy me was always assigning everything to the mind. But it was always...
Desperate For A Man and a Purpose

Desperate For A Man and a Purpose

Five years ago, I traveled the world alone for a year and a half. Desperately seeking myself, my purpose, my place in this world and a man that would love me. In a moment of aching doubt, I sat down, got quiet, and wrote this letter to myself. I’d like to say I wrote...
A Love Letter

A Love Letter

Dear Love, I have to say that I think you are so very dear. Since you picked me up that day, I knew I was with the right person. I love it when you make time in your day to play with me, commune with me. I love holding the safe space for you to go deep inside...