Category Archives: Life in General

Episode 54: Self-Care Rituals When Your Spouse Has Dementia

Today is September 22, the Autumn Equinox. Yesterday was World Alzheimer’s Day. As we go deeper into the dark half of the year, I’m going deeper into the rituals I want to share with you. This episode isn’t easy for … Continue reading

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Episode 53: YOUR HEROIC DESTINY? A Revised Folktale about Fatima the Spinner

The days grow shorter. Have you noticed the shadows? We’re midway through the dark half of the year. To survive the coming winter, we need stories of heroes. The story we need the most is about you. What happens to … Continue reading

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EPISODE 52 – THE WEDDING CEREMONY ARCH: A Modern Symbol with Ancient Meaning

What does a wedding arch have to do with a king’s scepter, a flag planted on the moon, and a Thomas Kincaid painting? Weddings are filled with symbolism. One that has been lost over the years is the original meaning … Continue reading

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Episode 51- Yemaya, the Yoruba Orisha “Mother of All” – Part 2 of Seashells and Ocean Goddesses

Science shows that all human life began in Africa. So it’s no surprise that on the west coast of Nigeria we find the orisha Yemaya, Goddess of the Seven Seas, known as the “Mother of All.”  Yemaya is often shown … Continue reading

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Episode 49: The Language of Shells ~ A Beach Wedding Ritual

  Mother Nature always leaves messages for us. Unfortunately, we don’t always know how to read them. What messages can you find in seashells? The answers are fascinating. The answers are important if you’re having a beach wedding!   Couples … Continue reading

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Episode 48 – Renewing Your Wedding Vows

Would you marry him again? Renewing your wedding vows can be a powerful ceremony. You’ll remember the happiest times of your marriage. You’ll remember the most painful times, too.     In the beginning, you date someone you can talk to … Continue reading

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Episode 47: The 7 Hills of Rome ~ A gifting ritual for weddings and living a magical life

Did you fall in love in Paris? Or Podunk?  How can a big city or a small town inspire a wedding ritual? What else can you do with this gifting ritual?    The ancient city of Rome was built on … Continue reading

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Is Your Child Leaving Home?

As loving parents, we do things to show our children that there’s no place like home. They still grow up and leave. For the child, that milestone opens the door to freedom. For the parent, that milestone empties the nest. … Continue reading

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Episode 44: Owl Medicine for the Spirit

Imagine an owl. Did you feel a sense of apprehension or foreboding? No surprise. Owls have long been associated with death. Maybe you conjured a Halloween scene with an owl and a full moon. Or, did you picture Harry Potter’s … Continue reading

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Episode 43: EAGLE MEDICINE FOR THE SPIRIT

  Imagine an eagle. Did you picture a majestic symbol of patriotism? Or, a sacred Native American totem? Or a giant nest perched in the top of a tree or on the edge of a cliff?    Did your mind … Continue reading

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