Category Archives: creativity

Creativity Play & Possibilities

  The Creativity Play and Possibilities Retreat is done and I loved every second of it.  We gathered in my studio on Butterstone Farm for 2 1/2 days of artful and soulful ceremony. We were dancers, writers, artists, healers, musicians and sacred storytellers.  We laughed, loved, learned, let go and leapt into joyful exploration.  We…

Awesome Salt Spring Women

  It was such a joy and honour to be there with all of the inspiring women last night at The Gathering for the first Awesome Salt Spring Women live event. Group founder, Emma-Louise Elsey and I were excited to co-create such a fun evening at the new restaurant where Bryan Dubien and partner/ chef…

compassion lives here

This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Rumi, The Guest House   A walk in the garden, spying on sparrow with its inspiring rhapsody and the robins’ intrepid darting. A melancholy,…

taking care of ourselves with words

Yesterday I wrote a very short story about a girl who was wide-awake. Today I fell into a deep sleep again. And now, with these words, the light turns on. I am flowing. Sometimes I can’t believe how much this body experiences. Stress, the way it hovers in the chest, a heart-burning for some relief…

this listening gift

I I love to listen to birds and images, as much as to people. There are many ways I love to listen:  I listen with my eyes…     and my imagination…    I listen to colours…  and to shadows… and to black and white…    Perhaps it is my favourite gift, this listening.