Teaching

The Book of Noticing: You Matter.

Last semester was the first time I showed Angela Maiers’ video You Matter to my students. I had them write a reflection on it, and we briefly discussed it, but it wasn’t till this semester that I tasked students with activating the ideas Angela spoke of. (It was a V8 moment. Kuh! Be the change,… Read More The Book of Noticing: You Matter.

memoir, The Blog of Missing

The blog of missing: Day 25

Yesterday started out a little cloudy, but manageable, and then I had an encounter with someone who made me cry. It was nothing monumental; he was just not as kind as he could have been, and since I’m raw these days, it doesn’t take much to undo me. It was the culmination of several unmindful… Read More The blog of missing: Day 25

Best Year Ever, Goal-setting, Gratitude, Musings, Passion, Thoughts on Notes from the Universe, Writing

Best Year Ever. Still.

Nothing like committing to do something in public to make you see your own flaws. My best year isn’t done, and it’s still the best I’ve ever lived, and I’ve been busy living it. Eh, but I’ve been busy procrastinating about all sorts of things. Like posting here. Seems as soon as I give myself… Read More Best Year Ever. Still.

Best Year Ever, Grace

The appearance of things

The appearance of things change according to the emotions, and thus we see magic and beauty in them, while the magic and beauty are really in ourselves.  ~Kahlil Gibran Be ugly, see ugliness. Be merciful, see mercy. Be deceitful, see deceit. Be joyful, see joy. Whatever we see out there is true within us. My… Read More The appearance of things

Best Year Ever, Grace, memoir, Out of the Woods, Writing

Shadow work

“According to Jungian Jolande Jacobi, in psychic inner reality the archetypal Shadow is a symbol for an aspect of the self (1959).    When we cannot find a way to work with our shadow through our dreams or in other ways, it becomes a symptom in our outer world. ” From http://www.eupsychia.com/perspectives/defs/shadow.html In the compilation of shadow… Read More Shadow work