Category Archives: Service

Self-Love Lessons

In the end, we’ll have a jolly laugh about this personal growth journey into self-love and compassion. But, in the meantime, we make loving ourselves a very serious point of focus, with clear intention and deep commitment to doing the … Continue reading

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Seven Emergent Questions in Giftivism

Nipun Mehta, a friend and colleague in ServiceSpace community circles, recently returned from a four-month journey through India sharing Giftivism. He wrote an inspiring blog post sharing his travel stories about seven emergent questions that came up during his visit, … Continue reading

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Hummingbird Day

looking down the palm tree driveway toward entrance by greenkozi This afternoon I walked with my companion dogs Jimmy and Alice to one of our favorite destinations in the neighborhood just a long block away — Central Reservoir Park, a … Continue reading

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Mini-Retreat Into Freedom

What makes you feel free and what does freedom mean to you? I cherish the freedom to make autonomous choices and to live my life as I choose. I love that I have co-created the freedom of living a retreat … Continue reading

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2014 Cosmic Initiation: Saying “Yes”

SonOfJordan / Foter.com / CC BY-NC With clear skies many nights of this end-of-year personal retreat, I make time to go out and look at the cosmos in the middle of the night and ponder my place. A powerful dance … Continue reading

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His Day Is Done

Dr. Maya Angelou (85) has written a beautiful and moving poem in Memory of Nelson Mandela. She has allowed the US state department to circulate the poem in 15 languages, as a tribute to Mandela “on behalf of the American … Continue reading

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Historic Pine Ridge Retreat

Since 2009-10 when I worked on and received my professional Retreat Coach certification, I’ve been a member of the powerful Retreat Coach Network.  In addition to sharing many tips, resources and guidance, each month our Founder and Mentor Coach Helene … Continue reading

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A Cosmic Dance with Mentor Helene: Day One

With Autumn Equinox approaching at the end of this week, I willingly let go into an invitation and cyber-cosmic dance with beloved Mentor Coach Helene Van Manen (via her iRetreat blog and this Femme Fire blog). Coach Helene, Buddhist Master … Continue reading

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Waking Up

I have learned that as one progresses along the path as a seeker, they begin to spend more time in the present moment. It is in the stillness of the present moment that we begin to tune in to our … Continue reading

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