Inner darkness leads to greater light on the other side

It is the new Jewish month of Shevat, and the sun is setting here in Eretz Yisrael as my son modge-podges a Star Wars puzzle he put together over Shabbat. I can smell glue fumes so I open the windows. Now I can hear birds singing quietly in the trees surrounding my house. And it’s … Continue reading Inner darkness leads to greater light on the other side

Darkness to Light: Poor Vision and Trauma Lead to Spiritual Insights

I was born with severe strabismus and astigmatism in both eyes. By age three, I had two surgeries and wore very thick glasses. Because of the bullying, at age nine, I got hard contact lenses. The eye doctor said I was his youngest patient ever. I was so grateful for those contact lenses, even though … Continue reading Darkness to Light: Poor Vision and Trauma Lead to Spiritual Insights

Power of the Pause

I took a hiatus of sorts.  Since becoming a mom, including nursing and nurturing four children and losing one, I’ve tried to find the right balance. To meet perceived expectations as my own Divinely feminine internal compass tried to guide me, but was often ignored.  I wanted to use my skills and to prove my … Continue reading Power of the Pause