When did I start doubting my intuition? I thought I trusted my inner knowing, but things got messy. I allowed other voices to sow seeds of doubt and “failure” when every fiber of my being is telling the truth. I ask for guidance or a sign only to ignore it. NO MORE. I know what … Continue reading When a sign is given, believe it!
I cracked open and sadness leaked out. Sadness must be acknowledged for joy to exist.
Zeus Earlier this spring I started looking for a new horse as my trusted Tennessee Walking Horse, Moe, had turned 24. He has earned his retirement from the trails. I put out the word that I was looking for a new ride and soon links to Facebook pages and videos started arriving in my DMs. … Continue reading Love & the Modern Cowgirl: Meet Mr. Goodbarn
May your wish for me come to fruition. Before the COVID self-isolation period I thought that I had made a spiritual connection with my practice, but I was wrong. That connection happened sometimes, but more often than not I was seeking yoga brain through the physical practice. During my home practice during isolation, I made … Continue reading Yoga is Prayer
I fit the demographic. I have become very angry when something did not go exactly as I anticipated. I have vented frustration on a person in a service job. I have corrected someone because they were not following the rules. For the past two weeks I have spent a lot of time thinking, reading, listening … Continue reading Am I Karen?
In yoga we talk a lot about release. For me 2019 has been the year of release. There have been so many times I thought I was done only to find myself in another round of letting go of expectations, a false sense of control, old thoughts, beliefs, stored emotions, ignored pain, people, groups, pets, … Continue reading Trust the Whisper
Every notice that in stories that when someone acquires a love potion, it is to attract or bring back someone that does not “love” the asker. Think about it, would you really want to capture someone that does not love you? If it was possible to make someone love you, there would be less music, … Continue reading Love Potion
I loved this book! “The Signature of All Things” will now be in my top 10 favorite list. Alma Whittaker was a tall, big-boned, intelligent women who was encouraged to be smart, to study and to have strong opinions. She enjoyed conversation and enjoyed expressing her opinions. She went on adventures. She was an expert … Continue reading Book Review: The Signature of All Things
Blue Heelers (Australian Cattle Dogs) are smart, high energy, alert, protective and loving towards their “herd.” They require lots of exercise and training. They can be aggressive towards other dogs and strangers. They are not ideal for condo living. I have read that it can take four years to train one. I have found this … Continue reading A Broken Arm, Cancer Season, Mercury Retrograde and Dog Trainingo
Yoga teachers talk a lot about returning to your breath and staying present. This week has really tested my willingness to do both things. Breaking your arm as an adult who lives alone is a challenge. It is easy to wallow in self-pity and just sit in bed and cry while eating potato chips and … Continue reading How to Live with the Itch You Cannot Scratch