Clearing Yourself or a Space with Sage

Many Native American cultures have a practice of smudging, or cleansing with smoke. In fact, smoke is used in many spiritual traditions around the world as a vehicle for carrying prayers up to the Divine. You can smudge yourself, another person, or a space. Smudging yourself or someone else can help to clear away negativity, anxiety, […]

Conquering My Fear

Courage

With a nod to Naomi Shihab Nye and her poem, Kindness. Before you know what courage really is you must swim upstream when everyone else is swimming down because the instinct in your bones won’t be denied. Before you know what courage really is you must grow accustomed to the sound of your own voice. […]