Category Archives: Women’s Spirituality

Universal Foundations to Wellness

January is National Financial Wellness Month. In collaboration with my mentor, Coach Helene Van Manen, we focused in on this theme during this first month of 2014. It’s a great time of year to take a fresh look at our … 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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Dreaming Time

A couple of weeks of a rich and wonderful personal retreat into radical self-care at the end of 2013 made for a gentle and satisfying transition into 2014. Simply Being with my Self and Slowing Way Down can be a … 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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A Full Moon In Each Eye

Werner Kunz / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA “Admit something. Everyone you see, you say to them “Love me.” Of course you do not do this out loud: Otherwise, Someone would call the cops. Still, though, think about this, This great … 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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Day Five: An End and A New Beginning

Day Five marks the end of this shared exploration of Thich Nhat Hahn‘s poem with Coach Helene Van Manen. It’s also a bright and lovely first day of autumn in the San Francisco Bay Area, following a much-needed cleansing rain … Continue reading

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Life Is Precious As It Is – Day Two

Day Two of my cosmic-cyber dance with my mentor, Coach Helene Van Manen (using the vehicle of her iRetreat blog and this Femme Fire blog). The second line of Master Hahn’s poem is … Life is precious as it is. … 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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Carrying the Love Home

“Golden Sky in the Evening” by domdeen Such love does the sky now pour, that whenever I stand in a field, I have to wring out the light When I get home. – St. Francis of Assisi     President … Continue reading

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