Rituals

How Rituals of Making Wishes Create Attention to Intention

On my actual birthday, I didn't have a cake or singing or lighted candles. It somehow didn't feel like my birthday until I made that wish. It got me wondering how and why that tradition even began and why it was so important to me. Thinking back to the sayings I grew up with like:… Continue reading How Rituals of Making Wishes Create Attention to Intention

Rituals, Spiritual Direction

My Love-Hate Relationship With the Sacrament of Confession

This is the time of year for the Sacrament of Reconciliation in the Catholic Church. In Advent and Lent, people are encouraged to return to God and enter into a deeper, more intimate relationship. It is time to resolve whatever is blocking you from LOVE. I often dread going to Confession and keep putting it… Continue reading My Love-Hate Relationship With the Sacrament of Confession

Matters of the Heart, Rituals, Self Care

Release Rituals Based Upon 4 Natural Elements

When talk therapy has gone on long enough and you just want to move on, a simple ritual can help you to let go of the past. Whether you desire to release your anger or fear, a relationship, a wound, a private shame, or a lifestyle that no longer serves you, I am here to… Continue reading Release Rituals Based Upon 4 Natural Elements

Anxiety Help, Rituals, Self Care

Three Daily Routines That Improved My Life

As we grow the habits of the person who we want to become, we get there piece by piece, barely even noticing the slow change until upon glancing in the mirror one day, we see who we were always meant to be. Because I envisioned myself a creative writer with an active healthy lifestyle, I… Continue reading Three Daily Routines That Improved My Life