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Wildness

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015 in featured post | 1 comment

  I have been chasing wildness with a pen for years. But putting pen to paper trying to capture wildness—a thing so untamed and primal—just doesn’t make sense. And yet, the longing persists. Being wild is growing in me, and has begun to eclipse being … good. Being right. Being acceptable. Instead, I am allowing myself to act naturally, with abandon … to be primitive. In this space, I am closer to Mother Earth. My truest self. My soul. So – I shall write wildly about wildness. Wild. Before leaving the house for a run, rather than relieve myself I hold it, sprint out the door...

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Defending What You Love

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in featured post, inspirations | 2 comments

I’ve been thinking lately about the difference between doing what I feel I should do – and the times I listen to myself, to my soul, and choose instead what I need to do. Not “need” in the sense of obligation to anyone else, or out of the desire to cross things of my to-do list. I’m talking about finding the stillness and taking the time to truly hear the whispers of my heart’s desire. Just the other day, my soul started murmuring and, thankfully, I took the time to listen. I had awoken early on a Sunday and, as the sunshine filled the kitchen, immediately started puttering...

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soulful parenting – the fire of the comet

Posted by on Aug 25, 2012 in featured post, inspirations | 1 comment

soulful parenting – the fire of the comet

At the core of every human is an imperishable flame,  the same energy that permeates all things,  the fire of the comet, the twinkle of the stars.                      ~ James A. Connor For my children, I will do anything.  This is true about me.  I have even been called a mother bear at times.   For my children and yours, I am a commitment for the souls of our children to shine.  Can you imagine a world with children whose parents had a practice of holding them with as much awe as a comet. A great read is The Soul of the Child, by Michael Gurian Opus Group NW offers...

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For the love of music

Posted by on Aug 23, 2012 in featured post | 0 comments

For the love of music

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The warrior and artist

Posted by on Mar 21, 2012 in featured post, inspirations | 0 comments

The warrior and artist

http://www.kuow.org/mp3high/mp3/KUOWPresents/20120310GlennaBurmer.mp3 This story on KUOW is an inspiring exploration of the intersection of art and healing. What is your creative expression that has yet to be known to the world?  

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Music in the Sun

Posted by on Feb 16, 2012 in featured post | 0 comments

Music in the Sun

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