Summer Strawberries

Summer Strawberries

Summer Strawberries “If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present.” – Lao Tzu  (This is a reprint of a story I wrote a few years ago but with...
Glimpsing the Collective: Indra’s Net

Glimpsing the Collective: Indra’s Net

Glimpsing the Collective: Indra’s Net “On a day when the wind is perfect, 
the sail just needs to open and
the world is full of beauty. 
Today is such a day.”
-Rumi   This glimpse of spirit is from my own experience. It was a sacred moment that shifted my...
Glimpse of Spirit #30: Emmanuelle’s Heart

Glimpse of Spirit #30: Emmanuelle’s Heart

Emmanuelle Pries is a sensitive and lovely French woman currently living in Germany with her husband and their fourteen year-old daughter. The glimpse of spirit she shares began two years ago with a nightmare scenario accident and ends with hearts broken wide open and...
Glimpse of Spirit #29: Maddie’s Poem

Glimpse of Spirit #29: Maddie’s Poem

Life is magical and glimpses of spirit sometimes drop right into our laps. Last week my oldest child, Maddie asked me to read a poem she had written earlier that day. She is a freshman in high school and mentioned that she had composed it during her study period....
Glimpse of Spirit #28: Martha’s Story

Glimpse of Spirit #28: Martha’s Story

“The wound is the place where the light enters you.” –Rumi I met Martha at the Center Eau Claire and knew her first as the creator of the world’s most delicious toffee. It is buttery and rich, sweet and more than a little addicting. However, she is also a funny and...
Join Aveen for a weekend yoga retreat!

Join Aveen for a weekend yoga retreat!

Shine: Yoga, Sound and the Sun Retreat When: January 29th-31st, 2016 Where: The Christine Center, Willard WI. Cost: $150 plus lodging and meals (average total cost is $344 but varies depending on housing choice) How to sign up: Contact Liz at the Christine Center:...