Love What You Do


<crickets> Things have been quiet around here, and maybe some of you are wondering why. You know when you are doing a big project, some of the everyday maintenance gets put off a bit? Like when you are busy painting the…

Love On The Rocks


This summer I spent some time with my dearest loves. Rocks. You know I love plants, but did you know that rocks are very close second? I made a commitment earlier this summer to lie on the ground three times a…

How Do I Love Thee, Let Me Count The Ways


1. Make time for yourself to lie down and connect with the earth. Whether I can be outside or not, lying down supine on the earth is my favorite position to forgive.  To let everything go, I just imagine it…

Lovely Signs That We Are Not Alone


In supervision today, I was telling my supervisee about how people who are hurting sometimes isolate themselves. A man described it to me last week as standing outside looking in the window of a house where a party is going…

Making Love Your Mission


I spent the past weekend at Omega Institute assisting a workshop with the spunky Barbara Marx Hubbard and the energizing John Perkins called After 2012: Manifesting Change: Rebirthing Self And Community. Barbara has boundless energy. I loved walking her around the…

The Search For Self Love


  The search for self love begins when you let go of trying so hard to be perfect. When you let go of one expectation that has been more of a prison than a goal, the first step in your…

What Do You Love?


Today I want to share one of my greatest loves. (Besides my readers, of course!) Plants! If I wasn’t a social worker, I would definitely do something with plants for my day job. For someone who works long lovely days…

When Someone You Love Is In Pain


When someone you love is in pain, you look for ways to be helpful. When we love someone so much, it seems harder to see them hurting than to feel hurt ourselves. I find this especially true with my children….

This Valentine’s Day Give Love To Someone


Give love XXXVI BY MICHAEL FIELD Yea, gold is son of Zeus: no rust     Its timeless light can stain; The worm that brings man’s flesh to dust     Assaults its strength in vain: More gold than gold the love I…

I Miss You Means I Love You


Missing is a common human phenomenon. I feel “missing” everyday. I miss my  family while I am working. I miss my clients when I am home. I miss friends who live out of town. I miss my family who have…