Society often defines Empowerment as: “authority or power given to someone to do something”. This suggests that a person becomes empowered by something outside of themselves, that it is something given to them by another person. We often hear about being empowered by our job or by a crowd that is listening to a speaker….

It seems to happen every year for me. September comes and I am determined to be organized before November. Then the busyness of the fall carries me into November without the preparation I had envisioned. If we choose to listen to all the busyness of the holiday season, we can become overwhelmed, depressed or anxious…

As I was contemplating writing about Healing, I kept seeing and hearing in my mind the immigration children who had been separated from their parents at the border, crying and feeling so alone and scared; feeling the fear of their parents. I finally realized that was what I needed to write about. Fear seems to…

Spiritual Practice in Daily Life When the world around you seems to be challenging your basic spiritual beliefs, it is time to re-visit what those belief are.  I found myself at this point a week ago. The news of the day was distressing in that much of the news was focused on who was disrespecting…

Relationships as a Path of Spiritual Growth Relationships can be a primary motivator for change in one’s life. Whether this change comes from people moving (actual physical moving or distancing through a change in work or leaving this spiritual plane) or whether the change comes due to deep disagreement, lack of communication or fear. All…

Intentions Earlier today, I went to the Muslim Jewish Alliance of Boulder’s 2nd Annual Meeting at the Islamic Center in Boulder. A Muslim woman named Paola, spoke about the importance of intention in the Muslim spiritual life and the importance of being present moment to moment with that Intention. She used the example of making…