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Keeping marriage strong

Over the next few days, I am going to post some things you can commit to in your marriage. These things will keep your marriage strong. 132 more words


Sails of Feather

a boat floating on sunshine
its sails fashioned from feather
the shape was light blue, like the urgent eyes of a young Husky
beneath the hull… 257 more words

My Art & Writing

On Belonging, Friendship and Surviving Renae's Hikes

I attended a women’s retreat this past weekend.

It’s a retreat I’ve attended many times before. I’ve helped plan these retreats, I’ve MC’d these retreats. The location was familiar – a simple, beautiful space deep in our coastal hills. 913 more words

Choose To Shine

Neighbours and friends

My mother always said she never needed a psychiatrist because she always had good neighbours. Of course in those days, we didn’t know much about mental illness, and I doubt  that she ever seriously considered psychiatry, but it is an indication of how important the ladies next door were in her life. 318 more words


Friends, Followers and Vanity

Why the “Duck Face?” What IS that? The woman who wants to be a girl, the girl who wants to be a woman, both of them holding an iphone at arm’s length. 358 more words


Emotional Weekend

This weekend I participated in a residential retreat with the sangha I belong to for meditating and practicing Zen Buddhism in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh… 511 more words


Helping our men heal

The other day I asked one of my coworkers if knew any guys who had been recently divorced. He told me that he knew a few and wanted to know why I wanted to know about them. 609 more words