4 Ways Writing Your Lifestory Will Transform You

4 Ways Writing Your Lifestory Will Transform You

A Story About Dogsledding + Four Ways Writing Your Lifestory Will Transform You When I was 10 my parents got two purebred Akita puppies, a breeding pair. We named them Umi and Ki. Now, if you’ve got some knowledge of Japanese culture and language, you might, at...
Oh Valentine! My love letter to the world

Oh Valentine! My love letter to the world

It’s Valentines’ Day, here again, the day to celebrate love in all it’s forms, and I have an always-current love letter to the world to share. This letter, which I wrote in 2013, is much loved by my friends and community, and, I admit, by myself. I reread it every...
Why trying is better than perfect

Why trying is better than perfect

A year and a half ago I moved my daughter and I to a small town in the Okanagan Valley on Syilx First Nations land, about a 4.5 hour drive from Vancouver. The 5 years previous to that we lived in a small town on Vancouver Island, also a 4.5 hour journey to Vancouver....
Having a high vibration is not better than low vibe

Having a high vibration is not better than low vibe

So let’s stop describing a positive preferred state of things as ‘high vibration’ and suggesting it’s better than ‘low vibration.’ It’s a common way, in the healing, spiritual, ‘new age’ and ‘conscious’...
Father Should Be A Verb

Father Should Be A Verb

My own father passed away almost 8 years ago, at the age of 53, after living with an aggressive form of leukemia for 4 years. His birthday was last month (he would have turned 61) and his death anniversary is in July. My heart still feels tender and I still feel his...