Grief and the Artist Archetype

He died too young -- my friend Hutch was only 57. Cancer overcame his body and love took his spirit. I grieve with his family. Hutch was an artist and photographer. He could capture a moment in time and take the viewer to a different world, a world far beyond the five senses.  Each time … Continue reading Grief and the Artist Archetype

Comforting the Comforter with Essential Oils

Looking in the rear view at my 7-year-old son, he sat in his car seat staring out the window. His grandpa had just died two weeks ago, and he had something to say about life and death. “Don’t you know, Mom, it’s so much easier to die than it is to be born.” Startled, I … Continue reading Comforting the Comforter with Essential Oils

Giving of your essence rather than your excess

The Prostitute Archetype Have you ever compromised your emotional well being to please another person? Do you suppress self-care and self-rest for the happiness of others? How often do you sell out to please others at the expense of yourself? Guess what? We all do it -- this is a common human challenge for those … Continue reading Giving of your essence rather than your excess