Meandering Thoughts

August News from Joy Aug 29, 2022

"Back to School" season can be a time of renewal and fresh starts, even for those of us who are not attending school. This month, I have felt energized to declutter my workspace-- as I make room for new projects. I am determined to make sense of or eliminate the piles of papers. I...

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Bike Accident, Broken Pinky, Hand Surgery May 27, 2021

Crashing my bike a few weeks ago did more than shake up my body and break my pinky. It has offered me an opportunity for growth and compassion. And too, altered my schedule...

Right after the bike accident, I went to the ER where I learned that I'd broken the pinky of my right hand. Yes, my...

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Sweeping Feb 05, 2021

I was just sweeping my floors. I wasn’t sweeping them to clean my house, though that’s a nice side benefit. I was sweeping as a prayer...as medicine...to ground myself...to soothe my anxiety.

On New Year’s day, a friend had created a sacred time to tap into our intentions for...

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Talk to your angels Sep 17, 2020

 Today, I need this reminder. When I feel too much in my head, letting whirling details trip me up. I remember to breath, ask for guidance which gives me clarity and tunes me back to the flow. I invite in my spirit guides, I open to reassurance, clarity and guidance. I get the reminder to...

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Tools in My Healer’s Tool Box Feb 26, 2008

I had the opportunity to be a guest lecturer for Paula Mathews class of grad students at the U of Arkansas.

I wanted the class to be experiential and hands on learning. The time flew by. We discussed Human Energy Dynamics and did a few exercises getting to play with the 5 movements of energy:...

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