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Sensual Living Manifesto

A few weeks back, I led a four-week course on essential oils.  As I was putting together my outline and gathering resources, I happened upon this beautiful book, Aromatherapy for Sensual Living, while browsing in a book store.  My course on oils wasn’t going to be the usual–and neither was this book.  It was love… Continue reading Sensual Living Manifesto

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Conversation Creates the Context of Life

A page from The Soul of Money, by Lynne Twist, featured Women’s Book Study series resource, Wonder Woman Wednesdays, beginning September 6. We think we live in the world.  We think we live in a set of circumstances, but we don’t.  We live in our conversation about the world and our conversation about the circumstances. … Continue reading Conversation Creates the Context of Life

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It’s important to know

From this morning’s  beach-side women’s book group, a reading from Making Life Easy by Christiane Northrup, M.D.: The cycle of shame, anger, and guilt is often fueled by our relationships–both our love relationships and our friendships.  There is one type of relationship–above all others–that creates immeasurable amounts of shame and guilt: relationships with people who… Continue reading It’s important to know

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when an inner goddess awakens

A visual for those who’ve heard about this inner goddess expression and have no idea what that is or looks like in real life.  Once again, someone else put it into beautiful words, and I’m sharing.  From Denise Duffield-Thomas: Hey Anne!  You might have noticed a different kind of energy around me lately … and… Continue reading when an inner goddess awakens

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LeRoy Butler quotes

Looking for paper today to prep for an upcoming call.  Grabbed a tablet with a single sheet left: a page of notes, quotes from LeRoy Butler. A couple years back, I was in the audience when this Lambeau Leap football player spoke at WCTC. I’m not a football fan and rarely see a game, so… Continue reading LeRoy Butler quotes

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New Uplifting conversations

More than small talk.  Join us. I’m reading Making Life Easy and The Soul of Money for upcoming classes I’m leading this summer.  Both books are visionary and pragmatic, written by women of well-seasoned depth, who are Cultural Creative goddesses, speaking to conversations at the heart and soul of meaning to our lives. As one… Continue reading New Uplifting conversations

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Some call it progress

I call it heartbreaking.  Road construction that takes down trees like they don’t matter.  Such non-respect for Nature’s beauty, or the wildlife nesting in them this time of year. I’m not good with destruction, especially when it seems wasteful and harms innocent life.  There are plenty existing roads and highways that could use repair and… Continue reading Some call it progress