Self Care

What Daylilies Can Teach Us About Protecting Our Energy

When I first learned that a daylily flower lasts for only one day, I cried about the shortness of its beautiful life. But once I thought about the bloom as just one piece of the whole plant, I realized that a piece had to die for the good of the whole. And daylilies do not… Continue reading What Daylilies Can Teach Us About Protecting Our Energy

Education, Journaling, Matters of the Heart

Body Talks: Listen to the Messages from Your Body

Our bodies are giving us messages all of the time. Chronic pain or unusual disorders (like a skin rash) often appear when we are not listening to something important that our intuition is trying to tell us. Our physical body manifests the urgency to get us to pay attention. Photo by RF._.studio on Pexels.com Let… Continue reading Body Talks: Listen to the Messages from Your Body

Spiritual Direction, Ways to Pray Series

The Spirituality of a Sweat Lodge Ceremony

When I was 19 years old, my family went to visit my brother in Montana. He had committed to a year of living and working with the Northern Cheyenne Tribe through the Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC). While we were visiting, the Cheyenne treated us like their own family and offered us the experience of participating… Continue reading The Spirituality of a Sweat Lodge Ceremony

Spiritual Direction

The FAQs about Spiritual Direction

Below are some frequently asked questions about spiritual direction and my answers. I hope this helps you when making a decision whether to pursue if it is right for you. If you are interested, make sure you check out this article for choosing the right spiritual director for you. Is it like counseling? Yes and… Continue reading The FAQs about Spiritual Direction

Energy Work, Personality, Self Love, Spiritual Direction

Where Catholicism and Woo Meet

When I first started my own business, I went to other entrepreneurs for advice. They all said that you are your own brand and if you just be yourself, people will be drawn to you. It sounded to me like a cliche from a Disney movie. But cliches always start from a truth, right? The… Continue reading Where Catholicism and Woo Meet