Degrees of Freedom

Freedom from emotions that threaten to crush us occurs in degrees. When we allow our feelings their due course, they move through and out of us. The challenge is that in the fear of feeling we often block the process, which keeps these emotions locked in our bodies and in our subconscious. These blocked emotionsContinue reading “Degrees of Freedom”

On Finding Love

[Rumi quote] With each post and each level of submission to my fears, I uncover a new way to Love myself. At times tumultuous, and others torturous, with each slip into the unknown, i come back more alive and free. Sometimes I resist this surrender. I fight it tooth and nail. scratching at demons withContinue reading “On Finding Love”


Strings sure make a mess of things. Attached to this, stuck to that. knotted and curled, hard to unfurl5 Spagetti tangles All within becomes a mess; mangled. Strings, attached to things. unable to come undone without conscious living. cutting, severing and releasing giving it over to a higher power. once again releasing my vision of you.Continue reading “Strings”

Permission to Feel

Today, I give myself permission to feel what is real for me right now, right here in this moment, even if it is fleeting. Suppressing the feelings just keeps me “in it.” Denying the pain, pushing it away, causes persistence. Seeing where I want to be and only focusing on the goal keeps the anger,Continue reading “Permission to Feel”


Circles and cycles repeatedly returning, seemingly back to the start. At times feelings of  falling apart. Much like Groundhog’s Day until the lesson is learned, the part made whole, what is outward becomes inward: enfolded. Just as the season’s cycle, so do the lessons, again like the corkscrew piercing deeper into shadows. From the death of fallenContinue reading “Annular”

The Path: Submitting to Femininity Part III

Warning: The video is NSFW. This is part three of Submitting to Femininity Series. This post focuses on the path and tools and applies to women as much as it does to men. We all hold within the energy of The Divine Feminine. Part I: Into the Pink, Part II: Being. The Path to Submission 15 years ago several women I wasContinue reading “The Path: Submitting to Femininity Part III”

losing myself to find myself

Holding on white-knuckled trying to control each aspect, each element of my ride, makes for a stressed-out, uncaring and hollow me. The feeling of being out of control, burnt out, weary. Letting go, succombing, submitting and softening into this space of all knowing takes me out of the race, the need to control dissolves. WhoContinue reading “losing myself to find myself”

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