This essay explores pilgrimage, earth energies and the alchemy of sacred sites – the potential for spiritual transformation offered by embarking on pilgrimage to sites on the earth that have long been sanctified by wonder, ritual, prayer and the footsteps of seekers.
It was only an 18 hour plane ride where I sat sandwiched between two friends, watching 4 movies, awake the whole time, feeling the point we left the Atlantic and crossed into African airspace. It felt like a homecoming in the air. My TMJ that plagued me for a week before the trip, miraculously disappearing.
It was a crisp sunny autumn day, a bit breezy for sitting outside perhaps but the storied Lawn of the Grounds was the perfect place for the event. It started with a procession of dignitaries from all the top universities, Harvard, Oxford, and 100 others marching two by two in their full regalia of gowns … Continue reading Reflections from Charlottesville: I Gave My Promise to the World . . . and Have Faith in the Unfinished Project
Christina Baker Kline (The Orphan Train) and Kristin Hannah (The Nightingale) are . . . EVERYTHING! Christina created the awesome masterclass ‘Turning Life into Art’ and brought in her pals Kristin Hannah (if you have not read The Nightingale run right out and read this amazing WWII story of feminine resilience and heroism before the … Continue reading 8 things I learned at the Kauai Writers Conference