January 11, 2023

Life brings us to thresholds where all we've known no longer supports the personal transformation our soul demands. Read more

January 4, 2023

In this article I discuss emotional “energy leaks,” which arise from unconscious psychological processes that leave us feeling oddly drained, stagnant, irritable, reactive, etc.. I offer common examples, ways to identify emotional energy leaks, and practical tools for more productive and connective use of emotional energy. An Example of an Emotional Energy Leak There once was a middle aged man who traveled back to his childhood home to visit his mother. “When I began my journey,” the man reflected, “I... Read more

December 13, 2022

Emotions are Guides Befriending our emotions is essential to healthy relationships with ourselves and others. Allow me to explain. Emotions serve as guides to our inner landscape, leading us toward paths of connection and intimacy. However, we may view emotions as mere distractions to the spiritual/relational journey – instead of guides, emotions become like gnats to repel and frantically swat away. Truthfully, our emotions carry within them seeds of abundance, growth and healing, if we listen to what they have... Read more

December 12, 2022

“Some people came and asked Jesus, “How is it that John’s disciples and the Pharisees’ disciples are fasting, but yours are not?” Jesus answered, “[…] no one pours new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the wine will burst the skins, and both the wine and the wineskins will be ruined. No, they pour new wine into new wineskins.” – Mark 2:21-22 What is shadow? The term shadow was developed by Swiss psychologist, Carl Gustav Jung to refer to the parts... Read more

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